Ricardo Azziz, professor and vice chair of obstetrics and gynecology and professor of medicine at the University of California at Los Angeles, has been appointed as president of the Medical College of Georgia.
Guy Breton executive vice rector and professor of medicine at the University of Montreal, in Canada,
During the last year, many college presidents -- frequently as a prelude to employee salary freezes (or cuts) -- announced that they were freezing or cutting their own salaries. While such announcements became common, it turns out that a notable minority of private college presidents did receive raises, some of them healthy ones for a year of little inflation.
John Beehler, associate provost for economic initiatives and dean of the Haile/US Bank College of Business at Northern Kentucky University, has been named provost and vice president for academic excellence and student success at the University of North Texas at Dallas.
Paul W. Conco, vice president for financial and administrative services and professor at Virginia Highlands Community College, has been selected as president of Paul D. Camp Community College, also in Virginia.
John C. Bravman, Freeman-Thornton Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education and Bing Centennial Professor of Materials Science and Engineering at Stanford University, has been chosen as president of Bucknell University.
A set of documents that a Wyoming community college tried to bar a local newspaper from publishing were made public Wednesday, and indicate that the college’s president mishandled a response to the suicidal behaviors of a student while leading a 2008 class trip to Costa Rica.