New Presidents or Provosts: Calvin U, Culver-Stockton College, Emporia State U, Flint Hills Technical College, Moorpark College, Pepperdine U, Umpqua CC, Wilkes U

June 18, 2021
 
  • George Arasimowicz, dean of the College of Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences at Central State University, in Ohio, has been selected as provost and vice president for academic affairs at Emporia State University, in Kansas.
  • Jay Brewster, professor of biology and divisional dean of the Natural Science Division at Pepperdine University's Seaver College, in California, has been named provost and chief academic officer at Pepperdine.
  • Caron L. Daugherty, vice president of instruction at Metropolitan Community College, in Kansas, has been chosen as president of Flint Hills Technical College, also in Kansas.
  • Rachel Pokrandt, vice president and campus dean at Colorado Mountain College, has been selected as president of Umpqua Community College, in Oregon.
  • Lauren Schellenberger, dean of the college and vice president for academic affairs at Culver-Stockton College, in Missouri, has been promoted to provost and vice president for academic affairs there.
  • Julius Sokenu, interim president of Moorpark College, in California, has been named to the job on a permanent basis.
  • Noah Toly, executive director of the Center for Urban Engagement, chair of urban studies and professor of urban studies and politics and international relations at Wheaton College, in Illinois, has been chosen as provost at Calvin University, in Michigan.
  • David M. Ward, provost and vice chancellor of academic affairs at the University of North Carolina Pembroke, has been appointed as senior vice president and provost at Wilkes University, in Pennsylvania.

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