New President Appointed at Minnesota
The Board of Regents at Minnesota has named Joan T.A. Gabel as the University’s 17th President. Gabel currently serves as VP for academic affairs and provost at the University of South Carolina. Gabel will become the 17th and first female president in the university’s 167-year history.
Crafton Hills College Names Next President
Dr. Kevin Horan has been announced as the next president at Crafton Hills College in California. Dr. Horan is currently VP for instruction and student services at Los Medanos College. He will begin his new tenure on January 7th, 2019.
East Mississippi CC Selects New President
Dr. Scott Alsobrooks has been selected to become the next president at East Mississippi Community College. Alsobrooks currently serves as vice president at Pearl River Community College. He will begin as president in January.
14th President Selected at Eastern Nazarene
The Board of Trustees at Eastern Nazarene as announced a new president in Rev. Dr. Jack Connell. Dr. Connell Currently serves as provost and dean of faculty at Houghton College in New York. He will become the institute’s 14th president this January.
Permanent Chancellor Announced at Elizabeth City State
Dr. Karrie G. Dixon has been named interim chancellor of Elizabeth City State University. Dr. Dixon has served as the institute’s interim chancellor since April of 2018. She began her permanent tenure this December.
Haverford College Reps New President
Dr. Wendy Raymond has been selected to become Haverford College’s 16th president. She currently serves as vice president for academic affairs and dean of faculty at Davidson College. She will begin her tenure on July 1st, 2019.
Rush University Appoints Next President
Dr. Sherine Gabriel has been named Rush University’s next president. She will succeed Dr. Larry Goodman become the school’s 4th president this February.
Temple College Appoints Next President
Trustees at Temple College have announced that Dr. Christina Ponce will become the school’s next president. Dr. Ponce replaces Glenda Barron, who retired on Dec. 31st. She became the school’s 11th president on January 2nd.
Central Missouri Makes Position Permanent
Roger Best has been appointed permanent president of Central Missouri. Best has served as interim chief operating officer since January of last year. Dr. Best will become the schools 16th president immediately.
University of Rochester Appoints New President
Current Provost at Wisconsin, Sarah Mangelsdorf, has been named the next president of the University of Rochester. Mangelsdorf succeeds Richard Feldman this February.
Wagner College Announces New President
Trustees at Wagner College have announced that Dr. Joel W. Martin will become the institution’s 19th president. Martin previously served as provost and dean of the faculty at Franklin and Marshall College. He will begin his post on July 1st.
Weber State Names 13th President
Regents for the state of Utah have picked Brad Mortensen to become the new president of Weber State University. Mortensen has served Weber state as VP for advancement for past 11 years. Mortensen will replace Norm Tarbox at the helm.
Rappahannock CC President to Retire
Elizabeth Crowther has announced her plans to retire as president of Rappahannock Community College. Crowther has served the school for the past fourteen years. She will officially retire in June 2019.
Maine System Chancellor to Retire
James H. Page will retire as the University of Maine System Chancellor at the end of this academic year. Page as served as chancellor for the last seven years and said, “it’s a good time.” A national search for a successor has begun.
William Jewell College President Retiring
President David Sallee has announced that he will retire in the summer of 2020. Sallee has served as the school’s 15th president since 2000. The Board plans to start a national search for a replacement immediately.
Coppin State President to Resign
Dr. Maria Thompson has announced her plans to resign at the end of the academic school year. Thompson cites health reasons and a wanting to return to her hometown as catalysts for her resignation.
University of Wisconsin Whitewater Chancellor Resigns
Chancellor Beverly Kopper has resigned from her post at UW-Whitewater. Kopper became the school’s 16th chancellor in 2010. Kopper’s husband is alleged to have sexually harassed multiple women on campus dating back to 2015.