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General Counsel
Texas Christian University
Lee Tyner
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Texas Christian University has selected Lee Tyner as their new General Counsel. Mr. Tyner most recently worked for the University of Mississippi, serving as it’s chief legal officer since 2003.

02/21/2018 - 13:52
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President
Union Institute & University
Dr. Karen Schuster Webb
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The Union Institute & University’s Board of Trustees has appointed Dr. Karen Schuster Webb as the university’s sixth president. Dr. Webb succeeds Dr. Roger H. Sublett, who is retiring after serving Union as president since April 2003, effective July 1, 2018. Dr. Webb brings more than 20 years of executive leadership and an impressive career in higher education, most recently as the Midwest campus president and senior advisor for Academic Innovation to the Chancellor at the Antioch University System.

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02/20/2018 - 14:20
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Dean of Pharmacy
Marshall University
Dr. Gayle Brazeau
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The Marshall University Dean of Pharmacy Search Committee has appointed Dr. Gayle Brazeau to be the new Dean of the School of Pharmacy at the University.

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02/12/2018 - 14:39
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Provost
Saint Edward's University
Dr. Andrew Prall
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The Saint Edward's University Provost Search Committee has concluded their search and appointed Dr. Andrew Prall to assume the position, effective July 1, 2018. Dr. Prall comes to St. Edward's having served as Vice President for Academic Affairs at the University of Saint Francis in Fort Wayne, Indiana.

02/09/2018 - 14:33
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Vice President of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
Augustana College
Dr. Monica Smith
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The Augustana College Vice President of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Search Committee has completed their search and appointed Dr. Monica Smith to assume the position, effective March 19. Dr. Smith is currently Director of the Office for Diversity and Inclusion at Elizabethtown College in Elizabethtown, Pennsylvania. Read more here

02/08/2018 - 13:29
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President
Saint Michael's College
Dr. Lorraine Sterritt
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Dr. Lorraine Sterritt, a national leader in higher education with experience at some of America’s finest institutions, has been named the 17th president of Saint Michael's College in Vermont. Dr. Sterritt will be the first woman to hold the position in the College’s history. Read more here

01/26/2018 - 14:03
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Provost
Des Moines University
Dr. Ralitsa Akins
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The Des Moines University Provost Search Committee has completed its work and has appointed Dr. Ralitsa Akins as the next Provost of the university, effective May 1. 2018. Dr. Akins currently serves as Associate Dean of Faculty Affairs at Washington State University Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine in Spokane, Washington. Read more here

01/25/2018 - 09:33
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Provost
Central Connecticut State University
David Dauwalder
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The Central Connecticut State University provost search has concluded with the hiring of Dr. David Dauwalder, effective March 16, 2018. Dr. Dauwalder currently is the interim dean of the Eberhardt School of Business at the University of the Pacific.

01/12/2018 - 13:45
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Provost
University of Dallas
Dr. Jonathan Sanford
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The University of Dallas Provost Search Committee has appointed Dr. Jonathan J. Sanford to be the next Provost of the University, effective February 1st. Dr. Sanford has served as Dean of the Constantin College of Liberal Arts at University of Dallas since 2015. Previously, Dr. Sanford served as Assistant and Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs, as well as Chair of the Department of Philosophy, at Franciscan University of Steubenville.

01/08/2018 - 16:36