Kenyon College Names 20th President
Dr. Julie Kornfield was selected as the 20th President of Kenyon College. She served as Vice Provost of Academic Affairs at Columbia University. She assumed the role on October 1, 2023.
Northern Kentucky University Selects New President
Dr. Cady Short-Thompson has been selected to be the 7th President of Northern Kentucky University. Short-Thompson most recently served as the CEO/Executive Director of Breakthrough Cincinnati, an educational equity nonprofit organization.
Towson University Appoints New President
Dr. Mark Ginsberg began his tenure as Towson University’s 15th President Oct 30, 2023, succeeding former President Kim Schatzel. Ginsberg comes from George Mason University where he served as Provost and Executive Vice President.
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Upper Iowa University Announces 22nd President
The Board of Trustees at Upper Iowa University has named Kathy Franken as the University’s 22nd President. She has served as Interim President since May 2023. Franken is the first female president to lead the University.
Berkley City College Names New President
Berkley City College has announced the appointment of Dr. Denise Richardson as the permanent President. She has been working as Interim President since July 2023. Dr. Richardson was previously the Vice President of Instruction at Merritt College. She follows Dr. Angelica Garcia who stepped down in June to become President/Superintendent 0f Santa Rosa Junior College.
Ferrum College Appoints 13th President
Ferrum College has appointed Dr. Mirta M. Martin as permanent President, where she has served a Interim President since January 2023. Prior to her arrival at Ferrum College, Martin served as President of Fairmont State University.
Howard University Inaugurates Next President
Ben Vincent III has been inaugurated as the 18th president at Howard University. Vincent previously served as provost at Case Western Reserve University and will succeed Wayne Frederick.
Saint Michaels College Announces Next President
Trustees at Saint Michael’s have selected Richard Plumb to become the 18th President of the school. Plumb previously served at Saint Mary’s college as president. He will begin his tenure in January.
Illinois Wesleyan President to Step Down
S. Georgia Nugent has announced her plans to leave Illinois Wesleyan. Nugent has been President since August 2019. She is the first female leader of the school and plans to leave at the end of this academic year.
Notre Dame President to Resign
University of Notre Dame President John Jenkins will step down as leader of the esteemed university. Jenkins has served as President since 2004 and will leave at the end of this academic year.
Tuskegee U President Retiring
Charlotte P. Morris has announced her plan to retire from Tuskegee University. Morris was appointed in August of 2021 and has served the university for the past 40 years.
Fitchburg State President Announces Retirement
President Richard Lapidus will retire from Fitchburg State at the end of this academic year. Lapidus has served as leader of the school since July of 2015. Fitchburg will begin a national search immediately.