New Presidents or Provosts: Bay State College, Central Michigan U, Central Ohio Tech College, Marian U, Pitt CC, School of Visual Arts, Southern Maine CC, U of Texas System, U of Virginia

September 18, 2018
  • John Berry, vice president of student affairs and college advancement at BridgeValley Community and Technical College, in West Virginia, has been selected as president of Central Ohio Technical College.
  • Joseph L. Cassidy, president of Washington County Community College, in Maine, has been appointed president of Southern Maine Community College.
  • Christopher J. Cyphers, former president of the New York School of Interior Design, has been named provost of the School of Visual Arts, also in New York.
  • Robert O. Davies, president of Murray State University, in Kentucky, has been named president of Central Michigan University.
  • Mark DeFusco, senior research associate at the Rossier School of Education's Pullias Center for Higher Education at the University of Southern California, has been appointed president/chief executive officer at Bay State College, in Massachusetts.
  • M. Elizabeth Magill, dean and Richard E. Lang Professor of Law at Stanford University Law School, in California, has been chosen as executive vice president and provost at the University of Virginia.
  • James B. Milliken, chancellor of the City University of New York System, has been named chancellor of the University of Texas System.
  • Lawrence Rouse, president of James Sprunt Community College, in North Carolina, has been selected as president of Pitt Community College, also in North Carolina.
  • Alan J. Silva, executive vice president and provost at St. Catherine University, in Minnesota, has been appointed executive vice president and provost at Marian University, in Indiana.




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