Movers and Shakers: Butler U., Clemson U., Drake U., IES Abroad, Institute for Student Abroad, Simmons, U. of Akron

May 17, 2011
  • Patti Brown, associate dean for international programs at Franklin & Marshall College, in Pennsylvania, has been named director of special program initiatives at the Institute for Study Abroad at Butler University.
  • Gretchen Cook-Anderson, senior public affairs officer, education and science division at the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, has been appointed director of diversity recruiting and advising at IES Abroad.
  • Richard E. Goodstein, interim dean of the College of Architecture, Arts and Humanities at Clemson University, in South Carolina, has been promoted to the job on a permanent basis.
  • Becky J. Hoover, interim co-director of human resources at the University of Akron, in Ohio, has been promoted to vice president for talent development & human resources there.
  • Christa Lee Olson, associate director of international initiatives at the American Council of Education, has been named vice provost for international programs and professor in the study of culture and society department at Drake University.
  • Nigel Stork, professor and head of resource management & geography at the University of Melbourne, in Australia, has been appointed as professor of environmental sciences at Griffith University, also in Australia.
  • Renée T. White, professor of sociology and black studies at Fairfield University, in Connecticut, has been selected as dean of the School of Arts and Sciences at Simmons College.
  • The appointments are drawn from The Lists on Inside Higher Ed, which also includes a comprehensive catalog of upcoming events in higher education. To submit job changes or calendar items, please click here.

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