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Seminole State College
Chief Financial Officer
Mr. Joseph Mazur III
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Seminole State College of Florida has selected Mr. Joseph Mazur III as their next Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Mazur currently serves as Vice President of Administration and Finance at the College of Central Florida in Ocala, FL. He formerly served as Dean of Finance and Controller at Indian River State College in Fort Pierce, FL. Mr. Mazur is a CPA who holds a Masters in Computer Information Systems from Florida Gulf Coast University and a B.S. in both Accounting and Finance from Florida State University.

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10/09/2019 - 13:12
The George Washington University
Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs
Dr. M. Brian Blake
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The George Washington University has announced the appointment of Dr. M. Brian Blake as the new Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs. Dr. Blake currently serves as Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs at Drexel University. Dr. Blake received a Ph.D. in information and software engineering from George Mason University, M.S. in electrical engineering from Mercer University and B.E.E. from Georgia Institute of Technology. Read more here.

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10/09/2019 - 11:56
Santa Fe College
President
Dr. Paul Broadie II
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Santa Fe College District Board of Trustees has selected Dr. Paul Broadie II to become the fifth president of Santa Fe College replacing Dr. Jackson Sasser, who has spent 18 years guiding SF to become a nationally recognized institution. Dr. Broadie currently serves as the President of Housatonic Community College (HCC) and Gateway Community College (GCC) in Connecticut. The dual Presidencies put Broadie at the helm of both the largest and fifth-largest community colleges in the state. He formerly served as the Vice President for Student Services at Orange County Community College in New York for 10 years. Dr. Broadie holds a Ph.D. from Colorado State University, an M.B.A. from Long Island University, and a B.S. in Business Administration from Mercy College. Read more here.

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10/07/2019 - 07:20
Barry University
Vice President of Institutional Advancement
Ms. Bernadine Douglas
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Barry University has selected Bernadine Douglas as their new Vice President of Institutional Advancement. Since 2015, Ms. Douglas has served as the Vice President for Alumni and College Relations at Berea College and has lead the institution through four years of consecutive fundraising growth. Prior to joining Berea, she served for seven years at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University (ERAU) in Daytona Beach as Associate Vice-President and Vice-President of External Relations.  Read more here.

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09/18/2019 - 15:02
Bowie State University
Dean of the College of Business
Dr. Lawrence McNeil
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Bowie State University in Bowie, MD has announced the appointment of Dr. Lawrence McNeil as its new Dean of the College of Business. Dr. McNeil has been serving as Associate Professor of Economics at Prairie View A&M University.

 

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09/06/2019 - 13:46
Franklin College
Vice President of Campus Life and Dean of Students
Dr. Andrew Jones
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Franklin College in Franklin, Indiana, has selected Dr. Andrew Jones as their new Vice President of Campus Life and Dean of Students. Dr. Jones is currently the Associate Provost and Dean of Student Success at Illinois College. Dr. Jones brings an impressive resume of skills and talents to this position having spent the last 15 years focused on academic performance, the student experience and student success. 

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08/27/2019 - 13:03
Sarah Lawrence College
Vice President for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion and Special Assistant to the President
Ms. Fatiah Touray, Esq.
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Sarah Lawrence College has annouced the appointment of Ms. Fatiah Touray, Esq. as the new Vice President for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion and Special Assistant to the President.  Previously, Ms. Touray served as Assistant Dean for Diversity and International Students at New York University.  Read more here.

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08/20/2019 - 09:19
Rider University
Chief Information Officer / Associate Vice President for IT
Mr. Douglas McCrea
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Rider University  has annouced the appointment of Mr. Douglas McCrea as its new Associate Vice President for Information Technology and Chief Information Officer. The chief information officer position has been elevated to a Cabinet position. Mr. McCrea comes to Rider after 19 years at Rutgers University, where he served in various IT roles with increasing responsibility. He most recently served as the Senior Director of Information Technology at the New Brunswick campus, where he provided both IT management and strategy, and orchestrated IT governance and cybersecurity implementation. Mr. McCrea Doug is an IT thought leader, communicator and innovator with the ability to translate technology and concepts. 

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08/07/2019 - 08:10
Clarkson University
Chief Financial Officer
Mr. Robert A. Cree
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Clarkson University University has announced the appointment of Mr. Robert A. Cree, currently Vice President and CFO of Wells College, as its new Chief Financial Officer. Through his experience with Wells College and previous financial roles at Ithaca College, Mr. Cree is well versed in the intricacies of the New York State higher education financial environment as well as the national marketplace for colleges and universities. With career roles spanning the banking industry, private sector companies and higher education, Mr. Cree brings a wide range of financial management experience including budgeting and financial planning, policy development and compliance and fund investment. He holds a B.S. Accounting from SUNY Empire State College and an M.B.A from Ithaca College. 

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07/31/2019 - 11:57