New Presidents or Provosts: Creighton U, Eastern New Mexico U, Guilford College, Montana State U, Mount Royal U, Rutgers U-New Brunswick, Spelman College, U.S. Army War College

October 2, 2017
  • Frank Boyd, associate provost at Illinois Wesleyan University, has been selected as vice president of academic affairs and academic dean at Guilford College, in North Carolina.
  • James G. Breckinridge, dean of the Ridge College of Intelligence Studies and Applied Sciences at Mercyhurst University, in Pennsylvania, has been chosen as provost at the U.S. Army War College, also in Pennsylvania.
  • Lesley Brown, vice provost and associate vice president (academic) at the University of Lethbridge, in Alberta, has been selected as provost and vice president at Mount Royal University, also in Alberta.
  • Sharon Davies, vice provost for Diversity and Inclusion and chief diversity officer at Ohio State University, has been appointed provost and vice president of academic affairs at Spelman College, in Georgia.
  • Debasish (Deba) Dutta, provost and executive vice president for academic affairs and diversity at Purdue University, has been appointed chancellor of Rutgers University at New Brunswick.
  • Jeff Elwell, dean of the College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, has been chosen as president of Eastern New Mexico University.
  • Robert (Bob) Mokwa, interim provost at Montana State University, has been named executive vice president for academic affairs and provost there.
  • Tom Murray, interim provost at Creighton University, in Nebraska, has been named to the job on a permanent basis. (Note: This item has been updated from an earlier version to correct the name of Creighton's provost.)

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