New presidents

Purdue's president and faculty clash over student learning assessment

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Purdue's politician turned president wants a nationally normed measure of what students learn -- and he's tired of waiting. Professors want meaningful assessment but aren't sold on standardized exams.

New presidents or provosts Alfred State Idaho Penn St. Brandywine St. Francis SMSU Southern Utah Florida

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  • Marshall Criser III, president of AT&T Florida, has been appointed as chancellor of the State University System of Florida.
  • Bill Eddleman, vice provost and dean of the School of Graduate Studies at Southeast Missouri State University, has been promoted to provost there.

Catholic colleges worry as number of female presidents falls

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For decades, female presidents led the majority of Catholic colleges. But as women leaders have gained ground elsewhere, at Catholic colleges, they’re disappearing.

College presidents are older, whiter, more likely to come from outside academe

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Study shows sharp upturn in proportion of campus leaders older than 61 and those coming from outside higher ed -- and continued dominance of white men.

 

Wittenberg President Makes Rare Jump to Two-Year College Presidency

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The president of a private liberal arts university takes the helm at a community college. It's a rare career move, but the two institutions -- and the two jobs -- have a lot in common.

New Presidents or Provosts: Claremont Lincoln U., Columbia College (Calif.), Daytona State College, Fashion Institute of Technology, Southern Maine CC, Texas State Technical College-West Texas

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New Presidents or Provosts: Confederation College, Ivy Tech CC-Wabash Valley, Marymount U., U. of Toledo, Western Connecticut State U., Yuba CC District

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New presidents or provosts: Adelphi Cottey FAMU Pierce St. Cloud UNO Zane

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  • Chad Brown, provost and executive vice president of Zane State College, in Ohio, has been promoted to president there.
  • Andrew H. Card Jr., acting dean of the George H. W. Bush School of Government and Public Service at Texas A&M University, has been selected as president of Franklin Pierce University, in New Hampshire.

New presidents or provosts: Angelo Bridgewater Illinois KCTCS Middlebury Midlands Siena UNLV

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  • Jay Box, chancellor of the Kentucky Community and Technical College System, has been chosen as president there.

New presidents or provosts: Alberta Buckinghamshire Maysville Rockingham South Asian Southern Vermont UWA Whitman

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  • Rebecca Bunting, deputy vice chancellor at the University of Portsmouth, in England, has been appointed vice chancellor and chief executive officer of Buckinghamshire New University, also in England.
  • David Rees Evans, vice president for academic affairs and dean of the faculty at Buena Vista University, in Iowa, has been selected as president of Southern Vermont College.

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