Andrea Backman, director of new program development and academic approvals at the University of Virginia's School of Continuing and Professional Studies, has been chosen as chief academic officer of Rasmussen College, in Minneapolis.
D.C. Coston, acting president of Dickinson State University, in North Dakota, has been promoted to the job on a permanent basis.
John L. Cox, vice president for finance, operations, and government relations at Harford Community College, in Maryland, has been appointed as president of Cape Cod Community College, in Massachusetts.
Debra Daniels, president of San Bernardino Valley College, in California, has been chosen as president of Joliet Junior College, in Illinois.
William E. Durgin, provost and vice president for academic affairs at California Polytechnic State University at San Luis Obispo, has been named provost at the State University of New York Institute of Technology.