New Presidents or Provosts: Connecticut State Colleges and Universities, George Washington U, Maharishi U of Management, Richland CC, St. Charles CC, Santa Barbara/Ventura Schools of Law, Scripps College, Springfield Technical CC, U of the Sciences

August 25, 2016
  • James E. Clark, a businessman and trustee at South Carolina State University, has been appointed president of the university.
  • John Cook, vice president of academic affairs at Manchester Community College, in New Hampshire, has been chosen as president of Springfield Technical Community College, in Massachusetts.
  • Jackie Gardina, chief academic officer at Vermont School of Law, has been named dean and chief academic officer at Santa Barbara & Ventura Colleges of Law.
  • Jane Gates, provost and vice president for academic affairs at Western Connecticut State University, has been appointed provost and senior vice president of academic and student affairs at the Connecticut State Colleges and Universities system.
  • John Hagelin, professor of physics at Maharishi University of Management, in Iowa, has been promoted to president there.
  • Paul Katz, founding dean of Cooper Medical School of Rowan University, in New Jersey, has been named president of University of the Sciences, in Pennsylvania.
  • Barbara R. Kavalier, district president of Navarro College, in Texas, has been appointed president of St. Charles Community College, in Missouri.
  • Forrest Maltzman, interim provost at George Washington University, in Washington, D.C., has been named provost and executive vice president for academic affairs there.
  • Larissa Z. Tiedens, senior associate dean of academic affairs at the Stanford University Graduate School of Business, in California, has been selected as president of Scripps College, also in California.
  • Cristobal Valdez, president of Central Wyoming College, has been chosen as president of Richland Community College, in Illinois.


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