Michigan State Hires Next President
Kevin Guskiewicz has been unanimously selected by the board of trustees at Michigan State to become the institution’s new president. Guskiewicz currently serves as chancellor at UNC Chapel Hill. He will begin his tenure on March 4th.
Mark Welsh Announced as New President at Texas A&M
General Mark Welsh III has been approved to become the permanent president at Texas A&M. Welsh has served as interim president for the last four months.
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University of Louisiana System Selects New President
Current Grambling State University President Rick Gallot has been announced as the next president of the University of Louisiana System.
Modesto Junior College Names Next Leader
Brian Sanders has been selected as the next president at Modesto Junior College. Sanders is a longtime instructor and is the current interim VP of instruction at MJC. He will begin on the first of this year.
New President Announced at New Mexico Highlands
Dr. Neil Woolf has been approved by the board of regents to become New Mexico Highland’s next president. Woolf will be the institution’s 19th president and begin in July.
Interim President Announced at Saint Augustine’s University
Dr. Marcus Burgess has been announced as interim president at Saint Austine University. Burgess previously served as VP for institutional advancement at Claflin University.
Gordon State College Appoints President
Dr. Donald J. Green has been named as President after serving as Interim President since May. Green previously served as President of Point Park University in Pittsburgh.
First Alumna President Named at Sweet Briar College
Dr. Mary Pope Hutson has been appointed President after serving as Interim President since March. A Sweet Briar College graduate of 1983, Hutson served as the college’s Senior Vice President of Alumnae Relations for the past eight years.
White Mountain Community College Selects Interim President
White Mountain Community College has named Ms. Melanie Robbins as Interim President following the departure of President Dr. Charles Lloyd who accepted the position of Vice Chancellor of the Community College System. Robbins has served in several positions for the school since 1996.
UT Martin Appoints Chancellor
Dr. Yancy Freeman has been named as Chancellor of University of Tennessee Martin. Freeman comes from UT Chattanooga where he served in various capacities for 25 years. He succeeds Dr. Keith Carver who moved to the position of Senior Vice Chancellor of the UT Institute of Agriculture.
Midwestern State University Names New President
Dr. Stacia Haynie has been named as the 13th President of MSU. Prior to her appointment as President she served as Executive Vice President, Provost and Chief Academic Officer of Louisiana State University.
Bluefield State University – Beckley Announces 1st President
Dr. Ted Lewis has been selected to serve as the first President of BSU-Beckley. Dr. Lewis previously served as Bluefield State Provost and Vice President of Academic and Student Affairs.
Penn President Resigns
Liz Magill, president at the University of Pennsylvania, has resigned four days after what many are calling a disastrous public testimony in Washington DC. Pressure from donors and criticism from the public are a few of the reasons she has stepped down.
Resignation Announced by Harvard President
Harvard President Claudine Gay has resigned as leader at the esteemed school. Gay has faced intense scrutiny for her testimony given in front of congress on campus antisemitism. She has also been alleged to have plagiarized previous academic work. She was president at Harvard for six month, the school’s shortest tenure ever.
Nebraska at Kearney Chancellor to Retire
Doug Kristensen has announced his plans to retire from the University of Nebraska at Kearney. Kristensen will step down at the end of this academic year.
Retirement Announced at Ren Lake College
President Terry Wilkerson will soon retire from Ren Lake College after serving the institution for more than 30 years. Wilkerson will officially retire in June of 2025.
Otero College President to Retire
Dr. Timothy Alvarez will retire as president from Otero College on August 11th. He has served the college for the past five years.