College President’s Report – Spring 2023
Pitt Announces New Chancellor
Joan Gabel, current president of the University of Minnesota System, has been named the next president of the University of Pittsburgh. She will become the school’s 19th and first female chancellor this July.
Liberty University Appoints New President
Major General Dondi Costin has been appointed the next leader of Liberty University. He will replace Jerry Prevo as the institution’s sixth president.
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New Acting President Named at Temple University
Trustees at Temple University have named JoAnne Epps as the school’s new acting president. Epps has been at the University for the past 30 years, including Dean of Temple Law School
NYU Announces First Female President
Dr. Linda G. Mills will become the first woman president of New York University. Mills has served the school in various roles for the past 24 years. She will begin on July 1st.
Wilberforce University Announces Presidential Appointment
Dr. Vann Newkirk has been appointed the next president of Wilberforce University. He will begin his tenure at the nation’s oldest and private HBCU in July.
Barnard College Names Next President
Laura A. Rosenbury has been approved to become the next president at Barnard College. She previously served as Dean of the University of Florida’s law school and will begin this fall.
Albion College Announces Next President
Current interim president of the College of Wooster, Wayne Webster, has been announced as Albion College’s 18th President. He will begin on July 1st.
New President at Prince George CC
Prince George’s CC has announced its next president. Chanelle Walker will take over immediately. She previously served as VP for equity, culture and talent at the school.
Mount Holyoke Announces Next Leader
Mount Holyoke College has selected its next president, Danielle Ren Holley. Holley will begin her tenure on July 1st, 2023. She will become the school’s 20th president.
Drew University Appoints Next President
Dr. Hilary Link has been announced as the next president at Drew University. She previously served as president of Allegheny College and will begin on July 1st.
Rasmussen U Announces New President
John Lock will become the next leader of Rasmussen University. He will begin on April 17th and currently serves as the chief digital transformation officer at MedStar Health.
New President Announced at Bates
Bates College as selected Garry W. Jenkins to become the school’s next leader. Jenkins currently serves as the dean at the University of Minnesota’s Law School. He will begin his role on July 1st.
Florida Announces New President
Former R. Senator Ben Sasse has been appointed the next president at the University of Florida. He began on February 6th.
Presidential Appointment Announced at St. Norbert
Laurie M. Joyner has been named the next president at St. Norbert college. She will become the schools ninth president and first woman to lead the university. Joyner will begin her tenure on July 12th.
Mount Union Names New President
Gregory L King has been appointed the next president at the University of Mount Union. King will become the school’s 14th president on March 1st.
St. Cloud Technical Appoints President
Lori Kloos has been appointed by the Minnesota State Board of Trustees to become St. Cloud Technical & Community College’s next leader. She has been serving as interim president since July 2022.
SUNY Potsdam Names Next President
Dr. Suzanne Smith has been appointed the new president of SUNY Potsdam. She will begin her role as president on April 17th, 2023
Temple President Resigns
Jason Wingard has submitted his resignation at Temple University. Wingard faced a turbulent semester at Temple with a graduate student worker strike and a fatal shooting of a campus police officer.
Vermont State President to Step Down
The board of trustees at Vermont State has voted to accepw President Parwinder Grewal’s resignation. Grewal faced backlash over his initiative to cut the Vermont State College System’s budget.
Prairie View A&M President to Resign
President Ruth Simmons has announced she will resign from Prairie View A&M at the end of February. She had initially said she would leave on June 1st.
Illinois State President Resigning
Terri Goss Kinzy has announced her intention to step down early from leading Illinois State University. No reason for the departure has been given. Aondover Tarhule is to become interim president.
Saint Michael’s President to Retire
Lorraine Sterritt has announced her plans to retire at the end of the 2022-23 school year. She has served has president of Saint Michael’s since 2018.
University of Hartford President Retiring
President Gregory Woodward has announced his retirement from the University of Hartford. He will officially step down in June.
Otero College President to Retier
Dr. Timothy Alvarez will retire as president from Otero College on August 11th. He has served the college for the past five years.