New Presidents or Provosts: Bastyr U, Bennington College, California Institute of Integral Studies, Dutchess CC, Fox Valley Technical College, Hiram College, Northern State U, U of New Mexico Taos, U of Texas Austin, U of Washington Bothell

September 2, 2021
  • S. Brock Blomberg, president of Ursinus College, in Pennsylvania, has been appointed president of the California Institute of Integral Studies.
  • Devin A. Byrd, vice president for academic affairs at Saybrook University, in California, has been chosen as president of Bastyr University, in Washington State.
  • Kristin Esterberg, president of the State University of New York at Potsdam, has been selected as chancellor of the University of Washington at Bothell.
  • Mary Gutierrez, vice president of instruction at Diablo Valley College, has been named chancellor of University of New Mexico’s Taos campus.
  • Maurice Hall, dean and professor at the School of the Arts and Communication at the College of New Jersey, has been chosen as provost of Bennington College, in Vermont.
  • David P. Haney, interim president of Hiram College, in Ohio, has been appointed to the job on a permanent basis.
  • Peter Grant Jordan, president of Tarrant County College-South Campus, in Texas, has been selected as president of Dutchess Community College, part of the State University of New York system.
  • Chris Matheny, executive vice president for instruction and chief academic officer at Fox Valley Technical College, in Wisconsin, has been chosen as president there.
  • Neal H. Schnoor, chief of staff to the president of California State University, Long Beach, has been appointed president of Northern State University, in South Dakota.
  • Sharon Wood, dean of the Cockrell School of Engineering at the University of Texas at Austin, has been named executive vice president and provost there.


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