Carnegie Mellon has named Dr. Subra Suresh as president

Dr. Suresh, previously director of the National Science Foundation, has been selected as Carnegie Mellon’s ninth president.  He succeeds Dr. Jared L. Cohon who is stepping down at the end of the academic year. 

Millikin University president, Harold Jeffcoat, retires

Millikin University president Harold Jeffcoat has retired effective January 30, 2013.  He stated that it was simply a good time for him to leave office.  Rich Dunsworth, Vice President of Enrollment, has been named Interim President.


University of Georgia names Jere Morehead as president

University of Georgia provost and senior vice president of Academic Affairs, Dr. Jere Morehead, was appointed president there. He will replace Dr. Michael Adams when Adams retires June 30, 2013.

Franciscan University of Steubenville president to step down in May

Franciscan University of Steubenville (OH) has announced that Father Terrence Henry, TOR, will step down in May after 13 years as president.  The Board of Trustees will begin the selection process for Father Henry’s replacement immediately and hope to have a new president in June.


Millsaps College appoints new Vice President for Enrollment and Communications

Dr. Robert Alexander has been appointed Vice President of Enrollment and Communications.  Dr Alexander comes from the University of the Pacific and will assume his duties in April.

Oral Roberts University names William Wilson as its fourth President

Oral Roberts University in Tulsa, Oklahoma has named Dr. William Wilson as its fourth president.  He will replace Dr. Mark Rutland in July.


Southern Vermont College’s president returns from sabbatical

Southern Vermont’s president, Karen Gross, has returned after spending the past year as a U.S. policy advisor for U.S. Department of Education in Washington, D.C..  James Beckwortth who was serving as Acting President will resume his duties as Chief Financial Officer and COO.


President William Pollard resigned from Medgar Evers College

President William Pollard resigned from Medgar Evers College Thursday, January 31st.  He will continue at his post until his successor is chosen. Medgar Evers College is part of the City University of New York (CUNY).

Colorado Mountain College Board Appoints Dr. Charles Danse as Interim President

Colorado Mountain College (CMC) Board appoints Dr. Charles Danse as Interim President. He will oversee the Community College's 12 locations in  north-central Colorado as the Board searches for a new permanent president. Dr. Danse replaces Stan Jensen who resigned in December of 2012.