College President’s Report – April 2018
Louisville Announces New President
The University of Louisville has named Dr. Neeli Bendapudi as the institution’s next president. Dr. Bendapudi has served as provost at Kansas University for the last seven years. She will begin her tenure as Louisville’s first female president in May.
President Named at Delaware College of Art and Design
Ms. Jean G. Dahlgren has been elected as the new president of Delware CAD. Dahlgren will replace interim president, John C. Hawkins, on August 1st. Ms. Dahlgren currently serves as dean of undergraduate programs at Sage College of Albany.
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New President Announced at Edward Waters College
Dr. Zachary Faison Jr. has been named the new president of Edward Waters College in Jacksonville, Fl. Faison will take over for Dr. Nat Glover, who announced he was stepping down earlier this year. Dr. Faison will become the 150-year-old HBCU’s 30th president.
Hampshire College Appoints New President
Dr. Miriam E. Nelson has been named the next president of Hampshire College. Dr. Nelson is currently deputy director of the Sustainability Institute at the University of New Hampshire, and previously served as a longtime scholar at Tufts University. She will replace Dr. Jonathan Lash in July.
New President at Michigan Tech
Michigan Technological University officials have announced that Dr. Richard Koubek will become the school’s 10th president. Koubek will replace Dr. Glenn Mroz, who has served as president for the last 14 years, on July 1st.
Millersville University Taps New President
Dr. Daniel A. Wubah will become Millersville University’s next president. Wubah will replace John Anderson, who is retiring after serving for the past 5 years. Dr. Wubah will begin on July 1st.
21st President Announced at Otterbein
Dr. John Comerford has been selected to become the next president of Otterbein University. Comerford currently serves as president of Blackburn College in Illinois. He will begin on July 1st.
Weber State President Accepts Role at Salisbury
President of Weber State University, Charles Wight, has been announced as the next president at Salisbury University in Maryland. Wight has been at Weber State for the past 5 years and will begin at Salisbury on July 1st.
The College of New Jersey Announces Next President
Dr. Kathryn A. Foster has been appointed the 16th president of The College of New Jersey in New Jersey. Foster currently serves as president of the University of Maine at Farmington. She will begin her tenure at TCNJ in July.
Board Announces Interim President at Akron
Dr. John C. Green has been selected become interim president at the University of Akron. Dr. Green is currently dean of the school’s arts and sciences college. He will begin immediately.
New Hampshire Selects Next President
The University of New Hampshire has selected Dr. James Dean Jr. to become the school’s next president. Dr. Dean is a former provost at UNC Chapel Hill. He will become the school’s 20th president on June 30th and replaces President Mark Huddleston who announced his retirement.
Northern Colorado Picks New President
Dr. Andrew Feinstein has been selected by the Northern Colorado Board of Trustees to become the university’s new president. Feinstein is currently serving as San Jose State’s provost. He will replace current president, Kay Norton, who is retiring this summer.
Whittier College Selects New President
Current dean of the College of Business at San Francisco State, Dr. Linda Oubre, has been selected as the new president of Whittier College. She will take over for Dr. Sharon Herzberger who announced she will retire at the end of June after 13 years as president.
Vassar College Announces New President
Dr. Elizabeth Howe Bradley has been named Vassar College’s next president. She is currently a public health scholar at Yale. Bradley will start July 1st, and take over for Interim President: Johnathan Chenette.
Queens University President Retiring
Dr. Pamela Davies, president of Queens University of Charlotte, has announced that she will retire after serving the school for the past 16 years. Davies plans to leave at the end of the next academic year upon the finding of a successor.
San Jose/Evergreen CC District Chancellor Announces Retirement
Dr. Deborah Budd plans to retire at the end of the 2018 academic year. Bud has served as chancellor of San Jose – Evergreen Community College District since 2015. An interim chancellor has been selected in Dr. Byron Clift Breland, the current president of San Jose City College.
Southern Indiana President Retiring
Dr. Linda Bennett has announced that she will retire on June 30th after nine years as president. She will be succeeded by Dr. Rondal S Rochon, current provost of USI.
Crowder College President Resigns
Dr. Jennifer Methvin has announced her resignation from Crowder College. Methvin is leaving the school to become the next chancellor of Arkansas State University, where she will begin her tenure in July.
President Announces Resignation at Hobart and William Smith
Dr. Gregory J. Vincent has announced that he will resign as president of Hobart and William Smith Colleges immediately. Vincent is being investigated for possibly plagiarize his doctorate dissertation while studying at Penn. In 2004. Dr. Pat Mcguire has been named interim president at the school until a successor is chosen.