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Appointments, Resignations, Deaths (2/26/2016)

February 21, 2016

Top Chief Executives

Alfred University, Mark Zupan

Centenary College, David Haney

Eastern Michigan University, James Michael Smith

Frostburg State University, Ronald Nowaczyk

Lake Erie College, Brian Posler

North Orange County Community College District, Cheryl Marshall

St. Vincent's College, Michael Gargano Jr.

University of Mary Washington, Troy Paino

Wellesley College, Paula Johnson

Appointments

Lindsay Anderson, lawyer at McGuire Woods, to executive director of governmental relations at the University of Illinois.

Alfredo Artiles, associate dean of academic affairs and professor of special education in the Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College, to dean of graduate education at Arizona State University at Tempe.

Uchenna Baker, a recent recipient of a doctorate in educational policy at Rutgers University and the New Jersey Institute of Technology, to assistant dean of campus life and director of residence life at Elon University.

Mary Brouillette, former director of development and alumni relations at the University of Dallas, to vice president for advancement for Brite Divinity School at Texas Christian University.

Lori Buckheister, associate vice president for development, to vice president for advancement at Georgia Gwinnett College.

Alberto Cardelle, dean of the College of Health Sciences at East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania, to provost and vice president for academic affairs at Fitchburg State University.

Michael Dandorph, executive vice president and chief operating officer, to president and chief operating officer at Rush University Medical Center.

John Davis, professor and associate director of the School of Forest Resources and Conservation, to associate dean of research in the Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences at the University of Florida.

Frank Dobson, assistant dean and director of the Bishop Joseph Johnson Black Cultural Center, to an additional post, associate dean of students at Vanderbilt University.

John Eisler, associate dean of the Center for Distance Learning at Empire State College of the State University of New York, to dean of the School of Professional and Continuing Studies at Springfield College (Mass.).

Andrew Evans, a physician at Mercy Clinic, to associate dean and chief academic officer for the Springfield clinical campus at the University of Missouri School of Medicine.

Colleen Fitzpatrick, assistant vice president for Trinity College and the Graduate School at Duke University, to vice president for advancement at Middlebury College.

Michael Gargano Jr., provost at Connecticut State Colleges and Universities system, to president of St. Vincent's College.

Lee Gill, associate vice president for inclusion and equity and chief diversity officer at the University of Akron, to chief diversity officer and special assistant to the president for inclusive excellence at Clemson University.

David Haney, vice president for academic affairs at Emory & Henry College, to president of Centenary College.

Natalie Hart, director of presidential initiatives, to principal gifts officer at Virginia Tech.

Michel Hockx, director of the China Institute and professor of Chinese in the School of Oriental and African Studies at the University of London, to director of the Liu Institute for Asia and Asian Studies in the Keough School of Global Affairs at the University of Notre Dame.

Janet Houser, academic dean of the Rueckert-Hartman College for Health Professions, to provost at Regis University.

Julia Jasken, associate provost, to provost and dean of faculty at McDaniel College.

Paula Johnson, chief of women's health at Harvard Medical School and executive director of the Connors Center for Women's Health and Gender Biology at Brigham and Women's Hospital, to president of Wellesley College.

Johnny Jones, president of Little Priest Tribal College, to dean of the Newton campus at Georgia Piedmont Technical College.

Janet Kerr, professor of law, to vice chancellor at Pepperdine University.

Mary Kessler, professor and chair of the department of physical therapy, to dean of the College of Education and Health Sciences at the University of Evansville.

James Kolker, assistant vice chancellor for campus planning and director of capital projects, to associate vice chancellor and university architect at Washington University in St. Louis.

Steve Ludwig, assistant professor of business, to an additional post, director of the Booth School of Business at Northwest Missouri State University.

Grace Ma, professor of public health, to associate dean of health disparities and professor in clinical sciences in the Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University.

Cheryl Marshall, president of Crafton Hills College, to chancellor of the North Orange County Community College District.

Victor Martin, associate vice president for development, to interim vice president for university advancement and executive director of the foundation at California State University at Bakersfield.

Mary McGee, professor of religious studies at Alfred University, to provost and vice president for academic affairs at Albright College.

Mary McKernan McKay, professor of poverty studies and director of the McSilver Institute for Poverty Policy and Research in the Silver School of Social Work at New York University, to dean of the Brown School of Social Work at Washington University in St. Louis.

Karen Miller, special advisor to the president at Morehouse College, to vice president for human resources and risk at Middlebury College.

Lorraine Moore, development officer at DeLaSalle Education Center, to director of development at Park University.

Ronald Nowaczyk, provost and vice president for academic affairs at Clarion University of Pennsylvania, to president of Frostburg State University.

Brian O'Rourke, associate vice president for advancement, to vice president for development and alumni relations at Clemson University.

Troy Paino, president of Truman State University, to president of the University of Mary Washington.

Brian Posler, provost and dean of the College of Arts and Sciences at Baker University, to president of Lake Erie College.

Thomas Reynolds, associate provost and dean of the Graduate School, to an additional post, research integrity officer at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte.

Bev Schenkel, dean of enrollment management, to associate provost of enrollment management and student success at Northwest Missouri State University.

Ekkarath Sisavatdy, program manager for retention and advising, to director of the Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander program at Highline College.

James Michael Smith, president of Northern State University, to president of Eastern Michigan University.

Carol Spradling, associate professor of mathematics, computer science, and information systems, to an additional post, director of the School of Computer Science and Information Systems at Northwest Missouri State University.

Michael Steiner, dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, to associate provost of undergraduate studies at Northwest Missouri State University.

Melissa Thomas-Hunt, associate professor of business administration, to senior associate dean and global chief diversity office for the Darden School of Business at the University of Virginia.

Matt Walker, assistant professor of communication and mass media, to an additional post, director of the School of Communication and Mass Media at Northwest Missouri State University.

Timothy Wall, associate professor of professional education, to an additional post, dean of the School of Education at Northwest Missouri State University.

Christina Wendland, associate professor of religion, to Title IX coordinator at Newberry College.

Sabrina Zirkel, associate dean of education at Mills College, to dean of the School of Education and Counseling Psychology at Santa Clara University.

Mark Zupan, director of the Bradley Policy Center and professor of economics and public policy in the Simon Business School at the University of Rochester, to president of Alfred University.

Resignations

Joseph Berger, associate dean of research and engagement in the College of Education at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst.

Candis Claiborn, dean of the Voiland College of Engineering and Architecture at Washington State University, effective in August.

Linda Griffin, associate dean of academic affairs in the College of Education at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst.

Christine McCormick, dean of the College of Education at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst.

David Melendez, vice president for university advancement and executive director of the foundation at California State University at Bakersfield, effective February 12.

Retirements

Morgan Burke, athletic director at Purdue University at West Lafayette, effective June 30, 2017.

Peter Butler, president of Rush University Medical Center, effective June 30.

Patricia Ladewig, provost at Regis University.

Joyce Piveral, dean of the College of Education and Human Services at Northwest Missouri State University.

Hank Toutain, dean of students at Kenyon College.

Deaths

Richard Kekuni Blaisdell, 90, professor emeritus of medicine at the University of Hawaii at Honolulu, died February 12.

Josie Coverdale, 38, associate professor of equine science at Texas A&M University at College Station, died February 13.

Steven Detweiler, 68, former professor of physics at the University of Florida, died February 8.

Elaine Donovan, 63, former professor of economics at the University of Massachusetts at Boston, died February 6.

Donald Foley, 99, professor emeritus in the department of city and regional planning at the University of California at Berkeley, died January 27.

Edward Thaddeus Foote II, 78, former president of the University of Miami, died February 15.

Charles Graham, dean of the College of Architecture at the University of Oklahoma at Norman, died February 12.

Bob Ham, 61, former choir director and professor of music at Bethel College (Ind.), died February 12.

Carol Henretta, professor emerita of nursing at the University of Rochester, died February 10.

Carolyn Manuszak, 82, former president of Villa Julie College (now Stevenson University), died February 10 in Towson, Md.

Gary Palm, 73, professor emeritus of law at the University of Chicago, died February 14.

John Quinn, 83, professor emeritus of chemical and biochemical engineering at the University of Pennsylvania, died February 8 in Wynnewood, Pa.

Margaret Wilson Sitton, 87, former assistant dean of the College of Home Economics at Texas Tech University, died February 8.

Charles Stansifer, 85, professor emeritus of history at the University of Kansas, died February 4.

Steven Stucky, 66, professor emeritus of music at Cornell University, died February 14.

Stanton Adelbert Taylor, 89, professor emeritus of chemistry at Centenary College, died December 15 in Silverton, Ore.

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