New Presidents or Provosts: CC of the U. of the District of Columbia, Grand Rapids CC, Mansfield U. of Pa., Occidental College, Sweet Briar College, U. of Southern Indiana
Submitted by Doug Lederman on February 13, 2009 - 4:00am
Linda L.M. Bennett, provost and vice president for academic affairs at the University of Southern Indiana, has been promoted to president there.
Steven Ender, president of Westmoreland County Community College, in Pennsylvania, has been selected as president of Grand Rapids Community College, in Michigan.
Eurmon Hervey, acting provost and vice president for academic affairs of the University of the District of Columbia, has been named chief executive officer of the Community College of the University of the District of Columbia.
Peter Keller, a professor of psychology and former interim provost at Mansfield University of Pennsylvania, has been chosen as provost there.
Jo Ellen Johnson Parker, executive director of the National Institute for Technology and Liberal Education, in Michigan, has been named president of Sweet Briar College, in Virginia.
Jonathan Veitch, dean of Eugene Lang College: The New School for Liberal Arts, in New York, has been appointed as president of Occidental College, in California.