College administration

New Presidents or Provosts: Butler U., Bryn Mawr College, Mass. College of Pharmacy and Health, U. of Windsor

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  • Jamie Comstock, vice president for academic affairs and professor of communications at Millikin University, in Illinois, has been chosen as provost and vice president for academic affairs at Butler University, in Indiana.
  • Jane Dammen McAuliffe, dean of the College of Arts and Sciences at Georgetown University, in the District of Columbia, has been appointed president of Bryn Mawr College, in Pennsylvania.
  • Converts to Leading Women's Colleges

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    Judith Shapiro, who is retiring this year after a successful run as president of Barnard College, was no stranger to women's colleges when she was named its president in 1994. She had spent the previous 19 years at Bryn Mawr College, as a professor and eventually as provost. Last month, Barnard named its next president, Debora L.

    New Presidents or Provosts: Grand View College, National U. of Ireland-Galway, Spring Arbor U., Texas Southern U.

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  • Jim Browne, registrar and deputy president at National University of Ireland-Galway, has been chosen as president there.
  • John M.
  • Senior Administrative Salaries Up 4%

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    Raises at public institutions slightly outpace those at privates, with largest gains at doctoral state universities.

    Antioch College to Suspend Operations (Probably)

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    University announces its belief that negotiation of a possible transfer of control aren't far enough along to stay open next academic year.

    New Presidents or Provosts: Allegheny College, DePauw U., La. Commission of Higher Education, South Dakota School of Mines and Technology, Union Theological Seminary., U. of Arizona

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  • Brian W.
  • Who Gets How Much Money and Where It Goes

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    In the name of transparency, Oregon State tracks every financial transaction across the university -- online.

    New Presidents or Provosts: College of New Jersey, Colorado Mountain College, Lake Region State College, Mount Hood CC, Principia College, St. Norbert College, Vanderbilt U.

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  • (Larry) Michael Bower, executive dean of Mott Community College, in Michigan, has been appointed president of Lake Region State College, in North Dakota.
  • Carol Bresnahan, vice provost for academic programs and policies and professor of history at the University of Toledo, in Ohio, has been chosen as provost and executive vice president at the College of New Jersey.
  • Stanley Jensen, president and founder of
  • The Nontraditional President

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    A general resigns, an oil man has his first day and a lobbyist now works on behalf of the university he leads -- three college presidents who took the path less taken.

    New Presidents or Provosts: California Lutheran U., Fayetteville State U., Kalamazoo College, Manchester CC, Mercyhurst College, Ottawa U., Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College

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  • James M. Adovasio, senior counselor to the president and dean of the Zurn School of Natural Sciences and Mathematics at Mercyhurst College, in Pennsylvania, has been promoted to provost there, too.
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