New Presidents or Provosts: Arkansas State U-Newport, Buena Vista U, Dartmouth College, Lincoln U (Mo.), Mount Royal U, Saint Leo U,

August 9, 2022
  • Sian L. Beilock, president of Barnard College, in New York, has been selected as president of Dartmouth College, in New Hampshire.
  • Edward Dadez, provost at Saint Leo University, in Florida, has been promoted to president there.
  • Chad London, dean and associate professor of kinesiology at the University of Saskatchewan, has been appointed as provost and vice president, academic, at Mount Royal University, in Alberta.
  • Heidi Manning, dean of the College of Arts and Sciences and professor of physics at Misericordia University, in Pennsylvania, has been selected as provost and vice president for academic affairs at Buena Vista University, in Iowa.
  • Typhanie Myers, interim vice chancellor for academic affairs at Arkansas State University-Newport, has been named to the job on a permanent basis.
  • Michael J. Self Sr., assistant provost and dean of graduate studies at Metropolitan State University, in Minnesota, has been chosen as provost and vice president of academic affairs at Lincoln University of Missouri.

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Doug Lederman is editor and co-founder of Inside Higher Ed. He helps lead the news organization's editorial operations, overseeing news content, opinion pieces, career advice, blogs and other features. Doug speaks widely about higher education, including on C-Span and National Public Radio and at meetings and on campuses around the country, and his work has appeared in The New York Times and USA Today, among other publications. Doug was managing editor of The Chronicle of Higher Education from 1999 to 2003. Before that, Doug had worked at The Chronicle since 1986 in a variety of roles, first as an athletics reporter and editor. He has won three National Awards for Education Reporting from the Education Writers Association, including one in 2009 for a series of Inside Higher Ed articles he co-wrote on college rankings. He began his career as a news clerk at The New York Times. He grew up in Shaker Heights, Ohio, and graduated in 1984 from Princeton University. Doug lives with his wife, Kate Scharff, in Bethesda, Md.

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