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Founding Chair of the Occupational Therapy Program/Department
Monmouth University
Ivelisse Lazzarini
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Ivelisse Lazzarini has been appointed the Founding Chair of the Occupational Therapy Program/Department at Monmouth University. Dr. Lazzarini comes from Pfeiffer University the Associate Dean for Applied Health Sciences & Occupational Therapy Program Director.

06/15/2018 - 13:04
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Founding Director of the Institute for Health and Wellness
Monmouth University
Belinda Anderson
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Belinda Anderson has been appointed as the Founding Director of the Institute for Health and Wellness at Monmouth University. Ms. Anderson comes from Albert Einstein College of Medicine as an Associate Clinical Professor.

06/15/2018 - 12:59
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Associate Vice President, Treasurer and Controller
Bucknell University
Betsy Stewart
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The Bucknell University search committee has appointed Ms. Betsy Stewart to be the next Associate Vice President, Treasurer and Controller of the University. For the past ten years, Ms. Stewart has been Controller at Bryn Mawr College with oversight of financial statement preparations, audits, tax returns, endowment and debt accounting, and the general accounting areas of purchasing, accounts payable, payroll, student accounts, fixed assets and sponsored programs. She assumes the position on July 16, 2018.

05/31/2018 - 07:12
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President
Clarion University
Dr. Dale-Elizabeth Pehrsson
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The Board of Governors of Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education unanimously selected Dr. Dale-Elizabeth Pehrsson, dean of the College of Education and Human Services at Central Michigan University, to be the next president of Clarion University of Pennsylvania, effective July 1.

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05/30/2018 - 13:26
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Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost
Mount Aloysius College
Dr. Patricia Ireland
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Mount Aloysius College President Tom Foley announced that Patricia Sodano Ireland, Ph.D., Dean of Undergraduate Students at Saint Joseph’s College, Standish, Maine, will serve as the College’s Senior Vice President of Academic Affairs and Provost.  Dr. Ireland has served as Dean at Saint Joseph’s College since 2014. She will join the Mount Aloysius College community on July 1st.

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05/29/2018 - 14:02
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President
St. Cloud State University
Dr. Robbyn Wacker
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The Board of Trustees of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities has named Robbyn Wacker to serve as president of St. Cloud State University. The appointment becomes effective July 1, 2018.

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05/21/2018 - 12:01
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President
Broward College
Gregory Adam Haile, Esq.
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The Board of Trustees has named Gregory Adam Haile, Esq. to become the seventh president of Broward College. Haile is expected to assume office in July of 2018. Since 2011, Haile has been at the forefront of Broward College as its general counsel and vice president for public policy and government affairs. 

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05/11/2018 - 13:53
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Vice President for Finance
Hartwick College
Dr. Dorothy Lewis
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Hartwick College has selected Dr. Dorothy (Dottie) Lewis as their new Vice President for Finance.  Dr. Lewis is currently serving as Hartwick's Interim Vice President for Finance. Prior to Dr. Lewis's service at Hartwick, she served as the Campus Dean and Local President at the New York Institute of Technology - Bahrain and the Associate Vice Chancellor for Administration and Finance at the University of Colorado - Denver.

05/10/2018 - 14:54
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President
Chicago State University
Ms. Zaldwaynaka Scott
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The Chicago State University Presidential search has concluded and Ms. Zaldwaynaka "Z" Scott has been appointed to be the University's next president. Ms. Scott has been an Equity Partner in the Chicago office of Foley & Lardner LLP, a national law firm, and has over 30 years of diverse leadership, management and legal experience, including service on the Chicago State University Board as Vice-Chair from 2010-2013.

05/10/2018 - 14:50