New Presidents or Provosts: College of Saint Mary Magdalen, Colorado Northwestern CC, Cooper Union, Ohio Northern U., Southwest Wisconsin Technical College, Swarthmore College, U. of Cumbria
Submitted by Doug Lederman on February 25, 2011 - 3:00am
Jamshed Bharucha, provost and senior vice president at Tufts University, has been named president of the Cooper Union, in New York.
Daniel A. DiBiasio, president of Wilmington College, in Ohio, has been chosen as president of Ohio Northern University.
Duane M. Ford, dean of the College of Business, Industry, Life Science and Agriculture at the University of Wisconsin at Platteville, has been selected as president of Southwest Wisconsin Technical College.
Russell George, director of the Colorado Department of Transportation, has been appointed as president of Colorado Northwestern Community College.
George Harne, academic dean at the College of Saint Mary Magdalen, in New Hampshire, has been promoted to president there.
Thomas Stephenson, James H. Hammons Professor of Chemistry at Swarthmore College, in Pennsylvania, has been named provost there.
Peter Strike, deputy vice chancellor for research, knowledge exchange and business engagement at University of Sunderland, in Britain, has been chosen as vice chancellor of the University of Cumbria, also in Britain.