College administrator Turnover

College Presidents Report April/May 2022



Ohio Northern University Selects 12th President

Dr. Melissa Baumann has been selected as Ohio Northern’s next president. She will succeed retiring President Daniel DiBiasio in July. read more


New President Appointed by Champlain College

Champlain College appoints Alejandro Hernandez as its new president. Hernandez currently serves as vice provost of online learning at the University of Virginia. read more


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Whitman College Announces Next President

Dr. Sarah Bolton will be Whitman College’s 15th president. She will succeed President Kathleen Murray who retires in June 2022. read more


President Appointed at The University of Texas at Arlington

The University of Texas at Arlington appointed Dr. Jennifer Evans-Cowley as its next president. Cowley served as provost there. read more


The University of Pennsylvania Elects New President

Elizabeth Magill is confirmed as president of the University of Pennsylvania. She will begin her duties as president in July. read more


The Chancellor of the University of Illinois-Chicago Named President of the University of South Carolina

Dr. Michael Amiridis, chancellor of the University of IL-Chicago, is named president of the University of SC. He will start at SC this summer. read more


Whitworth University Interim President to Become the 19th President

Whitworth Interim President Scott McQuilkin has been selected as its permanent president. He succeeds President Beck A. Taylor who departed for Samford University. read more


New President Appointed at Malone University

Malone University has appointed Provost Gregory J. Miller as its 14th president. He succeeds Dr. David King who is retiring in June 2022. read more


Avila University Selects its Next President

Dr. James Burkee will take over from retiring President Ronald Slepitza effective July 2022. Burkee is currently vice president for strategic initiatives at the College of Mount Saint Vincent. read more


Pacific University Announces 18th President

Current dean of Ketchum University’s College of Optometry Dr. Jennifer Coyle is named president of Pacific University. She will succeed President Dr. Lesley M. Hallick who retires this summer. read more


Former Community College President Selected as Northeast Iowa Community College President

Northeast Iowa CC has named Dr. Herbert Riedel as its next president.  Previously, Riedel served as president of Lurleen B. Wallace CC. read more


Widener University Names 11th President

Dr. Stacey Robertson will be Widener University’s next president. She is currently provost and VP for academic affairs at SUNY College at Geneseo. read more


Fordham University Selects Future President

Tania Tetlow is selected as president of Fordham University. She will be the first layperson and first woman leader of Fordham University. read more


Interim President of Viterbo University Named to Position Permanently

Viterbo University promotes Interim President Dr. Richard Trietley to president. He has served as interim president since June 2021. read more


Florida College Announces Next President

Florida College selects Dr. John Weaver as its 6th president. Dr. Weaver currently serves as academic dean there. read me


American International College Welcomes New President

Dr. Hubert Benitez is named the new president of American International College. Benitez succeeds retired President Vince Maniaci. read more


New President Chosen at Scottsdale Community College

Current Maricopa County CC District Interim Exec Vice Chancellor/Provost Dr. Eric Leshinskie will be the next Scottsdale CC president.  He will assume his new role in July 2022. read more


Interim President of Lyon College Named to Position Permanently

Lyon College selected Interim President Dr. Melissa Taverner as its 19th president. Taverner was previously provost and dean of faculty at Lyon College prior to becoming interim president. read more


Lake Forest College Announces Next President

Lake Forest named Dr. Jill M. Baren to be its new president. Baren will replace Stephen Schutt who is retiring after 21 years as president. read more


Frederick Community College Appoints New President

Dr. Annesa Cheek will be Frederick CC president in July.  Dr. Cheek is currently president of St. Cloud Technical & Community College. read more


New President Selected by North Dakota State University

North Dakota State U. has selected Dr. David Cook as its 15th president. Cook serves as a Vice Chancellor at the University of Kansas and will start in his new position in July 2022. read more


Winthrop University Appoints Alumnus as Next President

Edward Serna will be Winthrop University’s next president. He is currently the president of the University of Maine at Farmington. read more


Southern University System and Southern University and A & M College Name New Leader

Dennis Shields is named president of Southern University System and chancellor of Southern University and A&M College. He succeeds retiring President-Chancellor Ray L. Belton. read more


New President Chosen by the University of Detroit Mercy

The University of Detroit Mercy has appointed Dr. Donald B. Taylor as its 26th president. Taylor is currently president of Cabrini College. read more


Southern Wesleyan University Selects Next President

Southern Wesleyan has named Dr. William D. Barker as president. Barker will replace Interim President Dr. Bill S. Crothers effective July 2022. read more


Lewis and Clark College Appoints 26th President

Dr. Robin Holmes-Sullivan is chosen as Lewis and Clark’s new president effective July 2022. She succeeds retiring President Wim Wiewel. read more


New President Appointed by Alfred State College

Dr. Steven Mauro was appointed president of Alfred State College. He previously served as VP for strategy and campus operations at Gannon University. read more


Penn State Altoona Admin Selected as Penn State DuBois Chancellor and Chief Academic Officer

Penn State DuBois has named Dr. Jungwoo Ryoo its next chancellor and CAO. Dr. DuBois replaces retired Chancellor M. Scott McBride. read more


Bethel University Names New President

Bethel University Interim President Barbara Bellefeuille was named to the position permanently. She has been with the university since 2012. read more


Former Georgia Governor Appointed Chancellor of the University System of Georgia

Dr. Sonny Perdue is chosen as chancellor of the University System of Georgia. Perdue was also the former U.S. Secretary of Agriculture. read more


Azusa Pacific University Selects Next President

Azusa Pacific names Dr. Adam J. Morris as 18th president. Morris is currently EVP, chief transformation officer and chief advancement officer at Biola University. read more


Northwest College Promotes Interim President to Permanent Status

Northwest College has promoted Lisa Watson from interim to permanent president. Watson has been in the interim position since November 2020. read more


Mid-America Christian University Names New President

Rev. Phil Greenwald will be the next president of Mid-America Christian University. He succeeds outgoing President Dr. John Fozard. read more


New President Announced at Lane Community College

Lane CC has chosen Dr. Stephanie Bulger as its 8th president. Bulger currently serves as VC for instructional services at San Diego CC. read more


Cleveland State University Chooses Next President

Cleveland State University names Dr. Laura Bloomberg as the university’s 8th president. Dr. Bloomberg replaces Harlan Sands, who served as CSU’s president since 2018. Read more


Randolph College Announces New President

Sue Ott Rowlands is selected as Randolph College’s new president. She will succeed President Dr. Bradley W. Bateman who retires in June. read more


New President Chosen by Clinton Community College

Clinton CC has chosen Dr. John Kowal as its next president. Kowal has been Administrator in Charge there since August 2021. read more


Faulkner University Selects Next President

Mitch Henry is Faulkner’s 9th president. He replaces President Mike Williams who steps down to become president of Harding University. read more


State Fair Community College Names 6th President

State Fair CC has named Dr. Brent Bates as its new president. He is currently serving as VP for education and student support services at SFCC. read more


New President Appointed by The Catholic University of America

Catholic University has appointed Dr. Peter K. Kilpatrick as President. He will succeed President John Garvey who will step down after 12 years as president. read more


Texas State University Names Future President

Texas State U Names Dr. Kelly R. Damphousse as president. Damphousse currently serves as president of Arkansas State University in Jonesboro and will join TSU in July. read more


New President Selected at Talladega College

Dr. Gregory Vincent will become the 21st president of Talladega College. He replaces President Dr. Billy C. Hawkins who retires in July. read more


West Virginia State University Appoints Next President

WVSU has chosen Ericke Cage as its 13th president. Cage has been WVSU’s interim president since September 2021. read more


Duke U. Dean Selected as President of University of Maryland Baltimore County

UNBC has named Dr. Valerie Sheares Ashby as its next president. Ashby will succeed President Dr. Freeman Hrabowski in August. read more


North Dakota State College of the Sciences Appoints 10th President

NDSCS has appointed Dr. Rod Flanigan as president. Flanigan is currently dean of business and technology at Cochise College in Arizona. read more


Interim President Named at Mount Holyoke College

Dr. Beverly Daniel Tatum has been named interim president of Mount Holyoke College. She will replace President Sonya Stephens who steps down in August to become president of The American University of Paris. read more


Hampton University Hires Retired General as President

Hampton University has chosen retired Lt. General Darrell K. Williams as its next president. He succeeds Dr. William R. Harvey, who retires after 44 years as Hampton’s president. read more


University of Colorado Interim President Promoted

Mr. Todd Saliman has been named president of the University of Colorado.  He has been CU’s interim president since July 2021. read more


Interim President Named at Robert Morris University

Robert Morris U. has named Dr. Michelle Patrick interim president and provost. She was previously dean of the RMU School of Business. read more


Hennepin Technical College Appoints Interim President

Dr. Joy Bodin has been appointed interim president of Hennepin Technical College. She will replace Acting President Dr. Jessica Lauritsen in June. read more


New President Selected at Spelman College

Spelman College has appointed Dr. Helene D. Gayle as its new president. She will succeed President Mary Schmidt Campbell who retires in June. read more


Cottey College Appoints 13th President

Dr. Stefanie D. Niles has been chosen as Cottey’s next president. She currently serves as VP for enrollment and communications at Ohio Wesleyan University. read more



President of Northwest Missouri State University Steps Down

Dr. John Jasinski will step down as president of Northwest Missouri State effective June 2022. Dr. Clarence Green has been selected as interim. read more


Clayton State University President Resigns

Clayton State U. President T. Ramon Stuart has resigned. Kerry L. Heyward, attorney for Georgia State U., has been named interim president. read more


President of Paul Smith’s College has Resigned

President Scott Dalrymple has resigned from Paul Smith’s College. PSC’s Provost Dr. Nicholas Hunt-Bull has been named as interim. read more



Washburn University President to Retire

Washburn University President Jerry Farley will retire after more than 25 years in office. In September Farley will become Washburn’s president emeritus. read more

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