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Director, Applied Technology Master's and Graduate Certificate Program
Agnes Scott College
Carlee A. Bishop

Agnes Scott College has appointed Carlee A. Bishop as their next Director of Applied Technology. Dr. Bishop received her Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from Auburn University and has most recently served as Principal Research Engineer at Georgia Tech Research Institute.

08/13/2018 - 12:49
Kingsborough Community College
Claudia V. Schrader

City University of New York Interim Chancellor Vita C. Rabinowitz has appointed Claudia V. Schrader president of Kingsborough Community College and made interim appointments for the top posts at Queensborough and Borough of Manhattan Community Colleges. Dr. Schrader is currently Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic and Student Success at Bronx Community College and previously served in senior positions at Medgar Evers College.

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08/13/2018 - 11:49
Dean of Graduate Studies
Nebraska Wesleyan University
Dr. Jennifer A. Ziegler

Nebraska Wesleyan University’s inaugural Dean of Graduate Studies will be Dr. Jennifer A. Ziegler. Dr. Ziegler most recently served as the Dean of Graduate School and Continuing Education at Valparaiso University in Indiana.

08/06/2018 - 12:01
Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Ms. Barbara Hough

The Rennselaer Polytechnic Institute has selected Barbara Hough as their new Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of the institution. Prior to her appointment, Ms. Hough served as the Vice President, Controller and Treasurer at Columbia University.

08/03/2018 - 08:30
Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer
South Dakota Board of Regents
Paul B. Beran

The South Dakota Board of Regents has appointed Paul B. Beran as the new executive director and chief executive officer. Prior to his appointment, Dr. Beran comes from the University of Arkansas-Fort Smith as the chancellor of the university. Dr. Beran assumes the position on or before September 4th.

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07/27/2018 - 13:50
Chair of the Department of Communcation
Fairfield University
Dr. Sean Horan

Fairfield University is pleased to announce that Sean. M. Horan, PhD, has been appointed the new chair of the College of Arts and Sciences Communication Department. Dr. Horan, who was impressively identified as the fifth most published communication researcher between the years of 2012-2016, and the 21st most central communication scholar from 2007-2011, will begin his tenure in the fall of 2018.

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07/24/2018 - 14:05
Vice Chancellor for Academic and Student Affairs
University of Minnesota Crookston
Dr. John Hoffman

The University of Minnesota Crookston search committee has placed Dr. John Hoffman as the vice chancellor for academic and student affairs of the university, scheduled to begin July 30, 2018. Dr. Hoffman comes from California State University, Fullerton, where he has served as chair of the Department of Education Leadership since 2013 and as director of the Doctor of Educational Leadership Program since 2012.

07/23/2018 - 08:31
General Counsel
Texas Christian University
Larry Leroy Tyner

The Board of trustees at Texas Christian University has appointed Larry Leroy "Lee" Tyner as the first in-house General Counsel of the university. Mr. Lee Tyner is currently at the University of Mississippi where he has served as the chief legal officer.

07/16/2018 - 14:24
Assistant Dean of Admissions and Financial Aid
Candler School of Theology at Emory University
Samuel J Martinez

The Candler School of Theology Assistant Dean of Admissions and Financial Aid Search Committee has completed its work and appointed Samuel J. Martinez to the position. Most recently Dr. Martinez has served as Assistant Director for Recruitment and Southern Methodist University, Perkins School of Theology.

07/09/2018 - 08:01