New Presidents or Provosts: Babson College, Bethel U. (Minn.), Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts, Tidewater CC-Virginia Beach campus, U. of Kansas, U. of Massachusetts-Amherst
Submitted by Doug Lederman on July 8, 2009 - 3:00am
Shahid Ansari, dean of faculty and professor of behavioral and managerial accounting at Babson College, has been promoted to provost there.
Cynthia Farr Brown, assistant vice president of national programs at Lesley University, in Massachusetts, has been appointed as vice president of academic affairs at Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts.
David K. Clark, professor of theology at Bethel Seminary, in Minnesota, has been selected as executive vice president and provost of Bethel University.
Bernadette Gray-Little, executive vice chancellor and provost at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, has been named chancellor at the University of Kansas.
James V. Staros, dean of the College of Arts & Sciences at the State University of New York at Stony Brook, has been appointed as provost and senior vice chancellor for academic affairs at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst.
Michael D. Summers, vice president of academic and student affairs at Tidewater Community College, in Virginia, has been promoted to provost of the college's Virginia Beach Campus.