New Presidents or Provosts: Cuyahoga CC, Finlandia U, Grand Canyon U, Loyola U of Chicago, Nazareth College, Onondaga CC, Paradise Valley CC, Salisbury U, Tompkins Cortland CC, U of Kentucky

June 8, 2022
  • Michael A. Baston, president of Rockland Community College, part of the State University of New York system, has been named president of Cuyahoga Community College, in Ohio.
  • Robert DiPaola, acting provost at the University of Kentucky, has been appointed to the job on a permanent basis.
  • Maureen Forrester Finney, provost and senior vice president for academic affairs at Hilbert College, in New York, has been appointed provost at Nazareth College, also in New York.
  • Randy Gibb, dean of the Colangelo College of Business at Grand Canyon University, in Arizona, has been promoted to provost there.
  • Warren M. Hilton, vice president for enrollment management and student affairs at Kutztown University, in Pennsylvania, has been chosen as president of Onondaga Community College, part of the State University of New York system.
  • Tiffany E. Hunter, provost and senior vice president of academic affairs at Clark State College, in Ohio, has been appointed president of Paradise Valley Community College, in Arizona.
  • Amy Kremenek, vice president of enrollment, development and communications at Onondaga Community College, part of the State University of New York system, has been selected as president of Tompkins Cortland Community College, also part of SUNY.
  • Carolyn (Lyn) Ringer Lepre, interim president of Radford University, in Virginia, has been named president of Salisbury University, in Maryland.
  • Tim Pinnow, senior vice president for strategic initiatives at Colorado Mesa University, has been chosen as president of Finlandia University, in Michigan.
  • Mark C. Reed, president at Saint Joseph’s University, in Pennsylvania, has been selected as president of Loyola University Chicago, in Illinois.

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