New Presidents or Provosts: City U of New York System, Gardner-Webb U, Harper College, Hillsdale College, Hobart and William Smith Colleges, Roger Williams U, Rutgers U-New Brunswick, Singapore Management U, Technion, U of Central Oklahoma, Wittenberg U

April 3, 2019
  • Timothy Clark, pro vice chancellor (social sciences and health) at Durham University, in the United Kingdom, has been selected as provost and dean of the School of Social Sciences at Singapore Management University.
  • William M. Downs, dean of the Thomas Harriot College of Arts & Sciences at East Carolina University, in North Carolina, has been named president of Gardner-Webb University, also in North Carolina.
  • Joyce P. Jacobsen, provost and senior vice president for academic affairs at Wesleyan University, in Connecticut, has been chosen as president of Hobart and William Smith Colleges, in New York.
  • Michelle Mattson, associate vice president of academic affairs for institutional effectiveness at Rhodes College, in Tennessee, has been selected as provost of Wittenberg University, in Ohio.
  • Ioannis Miaoulis, president and director of the Boston Museum of Science, has been chosen as president of Roger Williams University, in Rhode Island.
  • Christopher Molloy, interim chancellor of Rutgers University at New Brunswick, in New Jersey, has been named to the job on a permanent basis.
  • Patti Neuhold, vice president for finance and chief financial officer at the University of Central Oklahoma, has been appointed president there.
  • Avis Proctor, president of the North Campus of Broward College, in Florida, has been named president of Harper College, in Illinois.
  • Félix V. Matos Rodríguez, president of Queens College, part of the City University of New York System, has been appointed chancellor of the CUNY System.
  • Uri Sivan, a member of the Faculty of Physics at Technion, in Israel, has been chosen as president there.
  • Christopher VanOrman, dean of natural sciences and the William and Berniece Grewcock Chair in Chemistry at Hillsdale College, in Michigan, has been selected as provost there.


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