New Presidents or Provosts: Cerro Coso CC, College of the Atlantic, New York Institute of Technology, U. of Central Florida, U. of Texas-Arlington

August 23, 2011

  • Darron Collins, director of creative assets at the World Wildlife Fund, has been named president of College of the Atlantic.
  • Ronald L. Elsenbaumer, vice president for research and federal relations at the University of Texas at Arlington, has been appointed provost and vice president for academic affairs there.
  • Corey Marvin, professor of English and former interim vice president of student learning at Cerro Coso Community College, in California, has been promoted to vice president of academic affairs there.
  • Rahmat A. Shoureshi, dean of the School of Engineering and Computing Science at the University of Denver, in Colorado, has been selected as provost and vice president for academic affairs at New York Institute of Technology.
  • Tony Waldrop, provost at the University of Central Florida, has been promoted to provost and executive vice president there.
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