New Presidents or Provosts: Belmont U, Grace College, Livingstone College, Saint Xavier U, U of Saint Mary of the Lake

September 28, 2022
  • Anthony J. Davis, senior vice president of institutional advancement and chief operating officer at Livingstone College, in North Carolina, has been named president there.
  • David Gregory, interim provost and dean of the College of Pharmacy at Belmont University, in Tennessee, has been selected as executive vice president for academic affairs and provost there.
  • Saib Othman, provost at National Louis University, in Illinois, has been chosen as provost at Saint Xavier University, also in Illinois.
  • Kevin Roberts, dean of the School of Behavioral Sciences at Grace College, in Indiana, has been promoted to provost there.
  • Brian Schmisek, provost and dean of faculties at Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota, has been appointed provost at the University of Saint Mary of the Lake, in Illinois.

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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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