New Presidents or Provosts: Big Sandy Community and Technical College, Durham U, Haverford College, Lincoln College, Northeast Mississippi CC, Riverside City College, Saint Joseph U, U of Salford, Ursinus College

July 17, 2015
  • Kimberly Benston, provost and professor of English at Haverford College, in Pennsylvania, has been chosen as president there.
  • S. Brock Blomberg, dean of the Robert Day School of Economics and Finance at Claremont-McKenna College, in California, has been appointed president of Ursinus College, in Pennsylvania.
  • Stuart Corbridge, deputy director and provost of the London School of Economics and Political Science, in Britain, has been selected as vice chancellor of Durham University, also in Britain.
  • Ricky G. Ford, executive vice president of Northeast Mississippi Community College, has been promoted to president there.
  • David Gerlach, vice president for advancement at the State University of New York-Canton, has been chosen as president of Lincoln College, in Illinois.
  • Wolde-Ab Isaac, interim president of Riverside City College, in California, has been appointed to the job on a permanent basis.
  • Christopher L. Markwood, provost and vice president for academic affairs at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi, has been named president of Columbus State University, in Georgia.
  • Mark C. Reed, senior vice president and chief of staff at Fairfield University, in Connecticut, has been selected as president of Saint Joseph's University, in Pennsylvania.
  • Helen Marshall, acting vice chancellor of the University of Salford, in Britain, has been named to the position on a permanent basis.
  • G. Devin Stephenson, president/CEO of Three Rivers College, in Missouri, has been appointed as president of Big Sandy Community and Technical College, in Kentucky.


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