Delaware Sate University Appoints Interim President
The DSU Board of Trustees has selected Dr. Wilma Mishoe to become the next interim president of the university. Mishoe will begin her role in January after current president, Dr. Harry Williams, moves on to lead the Thurgood Marshall College Fund.
DePaul University President Inaugurated
DePaul University, the largest Catholic university in the country, inaugurated its next president on November 19th. Dr. Gabriel Esteban will oversee 22,769 students as the schools 12th president. Dr. Esteban was previously the president of Seton Hall University in New Jersey.
New President Named at Ferrum College
Dr. David Johns has been named the next president of Ferrum College. Johns currently serves as VP for academic affairs at Union College in Kentucky. He will begin his tenure in January of next year.
Former Administrator Named President at Fort Hays State
Fort Hays State has announced Dr. Tisa Mason will become the school’s next president. Mason previously served the school as the VP of student affairs for six years until 2014, when she became president of Valley City State University. Dr. Mason received her doctorate in higher education from the College of William and Mary in Virginia.
Ithaca College President Inaugurated
Dr. Shirley Collado has been inaugurated as the ninth president at Ithaca College in New York. Collado is the second female president in the school’s 125-year history and said, “We as educators—not just presidents, but faculty and staff—have this responsibility to teach our students and prepare them to become what (Louis) Brandeis says is the most important role in our society—of being a citizen.”
Kaskaskia College President Resigns, Interim President Named
Mr. George Evans has been appointed by the Kaskaskia College Board to become the school’s interim president. Evans received the title after Dr. Penny Quinn announced that she will resign immediately following a board meeting. Evans will serve as interim president until June 30th of next year.
Nicholls State University Names Next President
Nicholls State has named Dr. Jay Clune to become the next president of the university. Clune is currently the interim dean of the graduate school at the University of West Florida. He will begin as president in January.
New President Selected at Northern Kentucky University
Dr. Ashish Vaidya has been named the 6th president at Northern Kentucky University. Vaidya is currently the interim president of St. Cloud State University. Vaidya will begin in July of 2018.
New Mexico Appoints Next President
Dr. Garnnett S. Stokes has been appointed the 22nd President of the University of New Mexico. Stokes will succeed Interim President Chaouki Abdallah. Dr. Stokes previously served as the interim chancellor at the University of Missouri and will begin her role as president in March of 2018.
Boise State President Announces Retirement
President Bob Kustra has announced his retirement as president of Boise State University. Kustra has served the school for the past 14 years. He said, “I think every organization deserves the opportunity every so many years for new leadership and 15 years, I thought, was the perfect point where you just say it’s time.” President Kustra will retire at the end of this academic year in June.
Imperial Valley President to Retire
Dr. Victor Jaime has announced his retirement from Imperial Valley College in California. Jaime has served as president of the college for the past seven years. He will retire at the end of the 2017/18 academic year.
Retirement Announced at PNWU
President Keith Watson will retire from Pacific Northwest University of Health Sciences in June of 2018. Watson served the school for 5 years. A search for Watson’s successor is currently underway.
Cal State Fullerton President Leaving
Dr. Mildred Garcia has announced her resignation as president of Cal State Fullerton. Garcia has served the school for the past six years and will leave in January of 2018. She said, “This is a pretty bittersweet, emotional day for me.” Garcia will continue her role in higher education asthe president of the American Association of State Colleges and Universities in Washington, D.C.
CUNY President Announces Resignation
Dr. James B. Milliken has announced that he will resign as chancellor of City University of New York. Milliken began his tenure as president in January 2014. He will leave at the end of the 2017/2018 academic year.
Utah Valley President Resigning
The president of Utah Valley University has announced his resignation after nine years. President Mathew Holland will leave the university in June to become the mission president for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
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