New Presidents or Provosts: Evergreen State College, Fort Scott CC, Friends U, Hofstra U, Keele U, Kutztown U of Pennsylvania, U of Idaho, Westminster College (Utah), Winthrop U

June 8, 2015
  • George Bridges, president of Whitman College, in Washington, has been selected as president of Evergreen State College, also in Washington.
  • Amy Bragg Carey, vice president for institutional advancement at University of Northwestern, in Minnesota, has been chosen as president of Friends University, in Kansas.
  • Lisa Gentile, dean of the School of Arts and Sciences at Westminster College, in Utah, has been promoted to provost there.
  • Kenneth S. Hawkinson, provost of Western Illinois University, has been appointed president of Kutztown University of Pennsylvania.
  • Alysia Johnston, vice president for academic services at Coffeyville Community College, in Kansas, has been named president of Fort Scott Community College, also in Kansas.
  • Daniel F. Mahony, dean of the College of Education, Health and Human Services at Kent State University, in Ohio, has been selected as president of Winthrop University, in South Carolina. 
  • Trevor McMillan, deputy vice chancellor and provost at Keele University, in Britain, has been promoted to vice chancellor there.
  • Gail M. Simmons, provost and vice president for academic affairs and a professor of biology at Manhattanville College, in New York, has been appointed provost and senior vice president of academic affairs at Hofstra University, also in New York.
  • John M. Wiencek, interim provost and vice president of academic affairs at Virginia Commonwealth University, has been appointed provost and executive vice president at the University of Idaho.



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