New Presidents or Provosts: Chabot College, Eagle Gate College, Las Positas College, Marian College, Rhode Island School of Design, Rockford College, Saint Mary's College of California, Texas A
Submitted by Doug Lederman on January 4, 2008 - 4:00am
Celia Barberena, vice president for student services at Hartnell College, in California, has been chosen as president of Chabot College, part of the Chabot-Las Positas Community College District, also in California.
Bethami A. Dobkin, associate provost at the University of San Diego, has been appointed provost at Saint Mary's College of California.
Janet Head, of Daymar College Group, in Tennessee, has been chosen as president of Eagle Gate College's Murray Campus, in Salt Lake City.
Robert Head, president of Urbana University, in Ohio, has been named president of Rockford College, in Illinois.
John Maeda, associate director of research at the MIT Media Lab, has been selected as president of Rhode Island School of Design.
Daniel J. Maloney, associate professor of leadership studies at Marian College of Fond du Lac, in Wisconsin, has been promoted to founding provost there.
Elsa Murano, vice chancellor and dean of the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at Texas A&M University, has been promoted to president there.
DeRionne Pollard, vice president of educational affairs at College of Lake County, in Illinois, has been named president of Las Positas College, part of the Chabot-Las Positas Community College District, in California.