St. Joseph’s College of New York has appointed Dr. Eileen White Jahn as the new executive Dean of its Long Island Campus. Dr. Jahn previously served as Interim Executive Dean, and has been on the faculty of the College since 1998. She has taught on both campuses in graduate and undergraduate courses, and in Arts and Sciences and Professional Studies. She earned a Ph.D. in Organizational Policy Studies from the CUNY Graduate Center, her MBA from NYU and her BA from SUNY Binghamton. Read more here.
St. Joseph’s College of New York has appointed Dr. Phillip Dehne as the new Executive Dean of its Brooklyn Campus. Dr. Dehn previously served as Associate Chair of the History Department, coordinator of the 100 Freshman Seminar program and teaches courses on British, European, and Global History. Dr Dehne is the author of several books, most recently After the Great War: Economic Warfare and the Promise of Peace in Paris 1919 (Bloomsbury, 2019). Read more here.
Johnson C. Smith University has appointed Erna D. Perkins Jones as Director of Facilities. Perkins Jones comes to JCSU from Goodwill Industries of the Southern Piedmont in Charlotte. She assumed her role at JCSU on July 14. Ms. Perkins Jones earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Architectural Design from the University of South Carolina, a Master of Science degree in City and Regional Planning from Morgan State University and is currently pursuing Certified Facility Manager® (CFM) credentials. She is a member of the Charlotte Chapter of the International Facility Management Association (IFMA), Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., and Habitat for Humanity of Charlotte volunteer. Read more here.
Dr. Timothy Moore has been selected to become the fourth president of Indian River State College. Dr. Moore is currently the Chief Science Officer at MagPlasma and Co-Founder and Chief Science Officer at Probaxstra Inc. Moore, a military veteran, has a 35-year career in higher education, federal, commercial, military and start-up sectors. His roles in higher education include service as Vice President for Research at Florida A&M University, the largest of the public Historically Black Colleges and Universities; Associate Vice President for Institutional Advancement and Research Program Development/Assistant Professor at the Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine in Auburn, Alabama; Director of Federal Research Program Development at Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine; and Director of Federal Research Program Development at the National Agricultural Biosecurity Center at Kansas State University. Dr. Moore holds a Ph.D. in Kinesiology from Auburn University, an MLS in Biology/Microbiology from North Carolina State University, and a B.S. in Biology from Wofford College. Read more here.
Maine Maritime Academy (MMA) has concluded a national search for a Vice President for Academic Affairs with the recruitment of Keith M. Williamson to the position. Dr. Williamson currently serves as Dean of the School of Business and Technology at Fitchburg State University in Fitchburg, Massachusetts. In his current role, Williamson has aligned technology programs with ABET standards; expanded industry engagement; provided mentoring support and secured funding for faculty professional development; expanded MBA concentrations to include healthcare, marketing, and supply chain and logistics; and led ABET reaffirmation for computer science programs. He earned a B.S. degree in Mechanical Engineering from Bucknell University; an M.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Northeastern University; and, a Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering from Tufts University. Read more here.
Washington College has announced the appointment of Dr. Wayne B. Powell as the College’s 32nd President. Dr. Powell holds a PhD in mathematics from Tulane University and has had a distinguished career in higher education as a faculty member and administrator, serving seventeen years at Lenoir-Rhyne University. Prior to this, Dr. Powell was the Dean and Associate Dean of the Graduate College at Oklahoma State University and served two interim deanships at Arkansas Tech University. Dr. Powell takes office on September 1st, 2020.