- Gale E. Gibson,  interim president of Essex County College, in New Jersey, has been named to the job on a permanent basis.
- Alison Morrison-Shetlar,  dean of the College of Arts and Sciences at Elon University, has been appointed provost and vice chancellor for academic affairs at Western Carolina University.
- Thomas F. Rosenbaum,  provost and John T. Wilson Distinguished Service Professor of Physics at the University of Chicago, has been chosen as president of the California Institute of Technology.
- Sue Ott Rowlands,  dean of the College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences at Virginia Tech, has been named vice president for academic affairs and provost at Northern Kentucky University.
- Steven Schulz,  provost at Des Moines Area Community College's Carroll campus, in Iowa, has been selected as president of North Iowa Area Community College.
- William M. Tsutsui,  dean and professor of history in Southern Methodist University's Dedman College of Humanities and Sciences, in Texas, has been appointed as president of Hendrix College, in Arkansas.
(Note: This item has been updated from an earlier version to correct an out-of-date listing.)