Dr. Bill Pink has been appointed vice president and dean for workforce development at Grand Rapids Community College. He is currently serving as vice president for academic affairs at Oklahoma State University-Oklahoma City. Dr. Pink will replace Ms. Fiona Hert effective March 23, 2015, when Ms. Hert retires.
The College of DuPage Board of Trustees approved a buyout package of more than $750,000 for President Robert Breuder if he agreed to retire in 2016 instead of when his contract ends in 2019. Dr. Breuder has been president since 2009 and plans to retire on March 31, 2016.
Douglas N. Searcy has been named the 12th president of Barton College. Currently Mr. Searcy is serving as vice president for student affairs at the University of Mary Washington in Fredericksburg, VA. Searcy will be replacing Dr. Norval Kneten who is retiring as president of Barton College effective July 1, 2015.
Frederick M. Lawrence is stepping down as president of Brandeis University. He has been president since 2011 and will leave at the end of the academic year. He plans to return to teaching as a senior research scholar at Yale Law School. Dr. Lisa Lynch, the provost at Brandeis, has been named interim president effective July 1, 2015.
Texas A&M University System Board has named Michael K. Young as the only finalist for president of Texas A&M University. Young is currently president of the University of Washington since 2011. The Texas A&M Board will meet one more time to formally appoint Young as president. Young is expected to begin his new duties this spring.
Dr. Ergun Caner, president of Brewton-Parker College, resigned late last month. Dr. Caner has been very ill and felt he could no longer give the college his full attention. During his presidency Dr. Caner was able to have Brewton-Parker’s accreditation reinstated. The college’s board has named former vice president Dr. Charles Bass as interim president.
Dr. Mark G. McNamee, senior vice president and provost of Virginia Tech, will step down later this year. He has served as SVP and provost since 2001 and says he would like to see a new provost have the same special opportunities as he has had during his tenure at Virginia Tech. Dr. McNamee will stay on as provost until the university can find a replacement.
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Dr. Ali Malekzadeh has been named president of Roosevelt University. He currently serves as Business Dean at Kansas State University. Dr. Malekzadeh will replace President Charles Middleton who retires from Roosevelt at the end of June.Read Full Article
Dr. Richard Nelson will be Nicolet College’s next president. Currently Dr. Nelson serves as provost at Paul Smith’s College and will begin his duties at Nicolet College on July 1. He will replace Kenneth Urban who has been serving as interim president since June 2014.Read Full Article
Dr. Susan Martin, president of Eastern Michigan University, has announced her resignation. She has been president for seven years and will take a one year sabbatical before returning to EMU as a professor in the College of Business. Dr. Martin will step down on July 7.Read Full Article
Virginia University of Lynchburg was put on probation by the Transnational Association of Christian Colleges and Schools (TRACS) in October 2013...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