The merger of Altamaha Technical College and Okefenokee Technical College into Coastal Pines Technical College has been approved by the Georgia state board that oversees the Technical College System of Georgia. Dr. Glenn Deibert, president of Okefenokee Technical College is now the president of Coastal Pines Technical College. All programs at both colleges will continue as before and no campuses will be closed.
Dr. D. Glen Cannon has been appointed as president of Gwinnett Technical College. He is currently president of Chattahoochee Valley Technical College in Alabama and will begin in his new position on September 1st. Dr. Cannon succeeds Dr. Sharon Bartels who retired from the presidency in May.
Amarillo College has named Dr. Russell Lowery-Hart as its 14th president. Dr. Lowery-Hart was previously vice president of academic affairs at Amarillo. He replaces Dr. Paul Matney who retired on August 1st. Amarillo College has offered Dr. Lowery-Hart a 3-year contract effective immediately.
The Kemper and Ethel Marley Foundation has given the University of Arizona a foundational gift of $9 million dollars to support their veterinary medical and surgical program. This is the first program in the state to train Doctors of Veterinary Medicine and will begin in the 2015 fall semester. Arizona students will no longer have to go out of state to attend veterinary school.
Dr. Clayton Tatro, in agreement with the Fort Scott Community College Board of Trustees, has terminated his employment as president of FSCC. Dr. Tatro tendered his resignation effective July 28th. The Board of Trustees selected board member Dick Hedges to be interim president effective immediately upon Tatro’s resignation.
Sauk Valley Community College President Dr. George Mihel has announced his retirement. When he retires on July 18, 2015, he will have served 10 years as president of Sauk Valley and 45 years as a professional educator and administrator.
Oakland Community College has named Peter Provenzano as vice chancellor for administrative services. He will begin his new duties effective September 1st. Provenzano is currently serving as finance director for Macomb County, MI and is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA).
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Suffolk University president Dr. James McCarthy was abruptly replaced this week by a veteran college administrator, Norman R. Smith. Smith is most known for his tenure at Wagner College where as president for 15 years, he turned the floundering institution into a successful enterprise. Dr. McCarthy, who had only been president at Suffolk since February 2012, was well regarded on campus and his departure was attributed to possible philosophical differences with the board of trustees.Read Full Article
Dr. James Limbaugh, chancellor of Montana State University-Northern has announced his resignation effective today. He stated in an email to the staff and faculty that he was stepping down “for the sake of the institution”. In the past year the provost, Rosalyn Templeton, was relieved of her duties in October, and the director of the nursing program, Dr. Lisa O’Neil, resigned in January.Read Full Article
The merger of Altamaha Technical College and Okefenokee Technical College into Coastal Pines Technical College has been approved by the Georgia state board that oversees the Technical College System of Georgia. Dr. Glenn Deibert, president of Okefenokee Technical College is now the president of Coastal Pines Technical College. All programs at both colleges will continue as before and no campuses will be closed.Read Full Article
The Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE) has taken Harrisburg Area Community College off of warning status. HACC was placed on...Read Full Article
The Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Accrediting Commission for Senior Colleges and Universities (WASC-Sr) has granted the University...Read Full Article
The Commonwealth Medical College in Scranton, PA. has earned accreditation from two nationally recognized accrediting bodies. The Liaison...Read Full Article