Entries by HEP News Staff

Shippensburg University Names Dr. Barbara Lyman Interim President

Dr. Barbara Lyman has been named interim president of Shippensburg University effective January 26, 2017. Dr. Lyman previously served as Shippensburg’s provost and executive vice president. She replaces Dr. Jody Harpster who retired January 20th. Dr. Tracy Schoolcraft, AVP & dean of graduate studies, will serve as acting provost and VP of academic affairs. Dr. Rick Ruth, VP for enrollment mgmt., tech & library, will also serve as acting executive VP.

University of Virginia President Teresa A. Sullivan Will Depart U-VA in 2018

Dr. Teresa Sullivan will step down as president of U-VA in the summer of 2018 when her contract ends. She has been president of U-VA since 2010. She has survived an attempt to have her fired by board leaders in 2012 and also lead the university through several other major controversies. Dr. Sullivan stated in her letter to the U-VA community that she will be working at full speed for U-VA until the last day of her time in office.