New Presidents or Provosts: Butler U., Empire State College, Evergreen State College, Middlesex CC, Nova Scotia CC, Western New Mexico U., Westmont College
Submitted by Doug Lederman on May 19, 2011 - 3:00am
Meg Benke, interim vice provost for global and online learning at the State University of New York's Empire State College, has been promoted to provost and vice president for academic affairs there.
Don Bureaux, interim president of Nova Scotia Community College, in Canada, has been named to the job on a permanent basis.
James M. Danko, the Helen and William O’Toole Dean of Villanova University's School of Business, in Pennsylvania, has been selected as president of Butler University, in Indiana.
Susan Billington Harper, senior officer for institutional planning at the Pew Charitable Trusts, in Pennsylvania, has been named provost and dean of faculty at Westmont College, in California.
Joseph Shepard, vice president for administrative services and finance at Florida Gulf Coast University, has been appointed as president of Western New Mexico University.
Marci Sortor, vice president for institutional planning and acting vice president for college and alumni relations at Grinnell College, in Iowa, has been selected as provost and dean of the college at St. Olaf College, in Minnesota.
Anna M. Wasescha, special assistant to the president of Minnesota State Community and Technical College, has been chosen as president of Middlesex Community College in Connecticut.
Michael Zimmerman, a professor of biology and former dean of arts and sciences at Butler University, has been appointed as academic vice president and provost at Evergreen State College.