New presidents

Top administrators at Texas A&M asked to submit resignation letters to new president

Texas A&M system chancellor asks top officials at flagship campus to submit letters of resignation before a new president starts. He says he's helping the new leader, but critics aren't sure.

Purdue's president and faculty clash over student learning assessment

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

  • 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

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

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

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

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

New presidents or provosts: Charleston Edison Fullerton Hamilton Kentucky Rosemont Southwest Virginia WSU Tri-Cities UT Dallas

  • David Blackwell, dean of the Gatton College of Business and Economics at the University of Kentucky, has been appointed provost and chief academic officer there.

New presidents or provosts: Cincinnati Columbus Eastern Idaho Hong Kong John Carroll Kirkwood Lake County Limestone OSU-OKC

  • Rick Aman, interim president of the College of Eastern Idaho, has been named to the job on a permanent basis.


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