New Presidents or Provosts: National U, Northeast College of Health Sciences, Northern Michigan U, State U System of Florida, U of Cambridge, U of Connecticut

October 6, 2022
  • Anne E. Killen, vice president of academic affairs at Northeast College of Health Sciences, in New York, has been promoted to provost and vice president of academic affairs there.
  • Radenka Maric, interim president and vice president for research, innovation and entrepreneurship at the University of Connecticut, has been named to the presidency on a permanent basis.
  • Mark Milliron, senior vice president at Western Governors University, in Utah, has been selected as president and CEO of National University, in California.
  • Deborah Prentice, provost of Princeton University, in New Jersey, has been chosen as vice chancellor of the University of Cambridge, in Britain.
  • Ray Rodrigues, a Florida state senator, has been appointed chancellor of the State University System of Florida.
  • Brock Tessman, deputy commissioner of higher education for the Montana University System, has been named president of Northern Michigan University.

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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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