Harris-Stowe State University (HSSU) has selected St. Louis native, Dr. Corey S. Bradford, Sr. as HSSU’s 20th president, effective May 4. Dr. Bradford has worked in higher education for more than 26 years and currently serves as Senior Vice President for Business Affairs at Prairie View A&M University (PVAMU). Prior to his current position, he served for 16 years within the Southern Illinois University System in various leadership positions. Dr. Bradford earned a Ph.D. in higher education administration from Southern Illinois University in Carbondale; a Harvard Institute for Management Development Educational Certificate from Harvard University; and master’s and bachelor’s degrees in mathematics from Southern Illinois University in Edwardsville. Read more here.
Johnson C. Smith University has appointed Dr. Karen D. Morgan as the new Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs. Dr. Morgan is currently serving as the Interim Assistant Provost for Undergraduate Experience at New Jersey City University. Dr. Morgan earned her bachelor of arts degree in mathematics, master of science degree in mathematics and Ph.D. in higher education/mathematics education from the University of Mississippi. She will begin her tenure at Johnson C. Smith University on July 1, 2020. Read more here.
Mount Aloysius College has appointed Mr. John N. McKeegan, J.D. to serve as the College’s 15th president. Mr. McKeegan is Vice President for Institutional Advancement and General Counsel at Linfield College in McMinnville, Oregon, and has held leadership positions there since 2010. Mr. McKeegan will begin his presidency on June 1, 2020. Read more here.
Ms. Sarah E. Kelly, a highly accomplished advancement leader, has been named Vice President of Institutional Advancement at Manhattanville College. Ms. Kelly has a proven track record of developing creative fundraising strategies during her successful previous tenures as Vice President for Institutional Advancement, Wheeling Jesuit University and U.S. Advancement Officer and Director of Development, National University of Ireland, Galway. Currently, she serves as Vice President for Development for the League of American Orchestras in New York City. Manhattanville College looks forward to her arrival on campus April 1, 2020.
Ohio Northern University has selected Mr. Jason Broge as the next Vice President of Financial Affairs. Mr. Broge is currently the Vice President of Business Services and the CFO at Kirtland Community College in Grayling, Michigan, a position he has held since 2010. Prior to his work at Kirtland, he held financial positions at Eastern Michigan University, Lourdes University, and Adrian College. Mr. Broge has a BS in Business Administration with an accounting major from Central Michigan University, an MA in Organizational Leadership from Siena Heights University, and is a CPA. His appointment is effective July 1, 2020.
The University of Wisconsin- Stevens Point has appointed Ms. Pratima Gandhi as its new Chief Financial Officer. Ms. Gandhi is currently the Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer of Bradley University. Ms. Ghandi’s tenure at Bradley spans 27 years where she provided leadership and operational management for all aspects of the financial, business and facilities functions at the university. Prior to her experience in higher education, she held finance and audit related positions in the private sector and serves on the boards of directors of various community organizations. She holds a B.S. Accounting from Indiana University – Purdue University at Fort Wayne, Indiana. She will assume her new role on June 1, 2020
Ms. Rochelle D. King has been appointed Financial Aid Director at Johnson C. Smith University in Charlotte, NC. Most recently Ms. King served at Livingston College as Assistant Director of Financial Aid and prior to that at Shaw University as Financial Aid Director. Ms. King has valuable experience serving Historically Black Colleges and Universities and understands the student population, academic programs, and the relevance of the HBCU experience. She will assume her new role at the University on April 1, 2020.