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Appointments, Resignations, Deaths (8/5/2016)

July 31, 2016

Top Chief Executives

Eloy Ortiz, Oakley California Community Colleges

Richard Gallot Jr., Grambling State University

Erma Vizenor, Leech Lake Tribal College

Stephen Wells, New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology

Mark Mitsui, Portland Community College

Robert Jones, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Tony Miksa, Walters State Community College

Herman Felton, Wilberforce University

Appointments

Cheryl Addy, senior associate dean of academic affairs for the Arnold School of Public Health, to vice provost and dean of the Graduate School at the University of South Carolina at Columbia.

Abel Adekola, dean of the College of Management at the University of Wisconsin-Stout, to dean of the Jay S. Sidhu School of Business and Leadership at Wilkes University.

S. Ansar Ahmed, head of the department of biomedical sciences and pathobiology, to associate dean of research and graduate studies for the Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine at Virginia Tech.

Kenneth Andreoni, associate professor of surgery, to an additional post, chief of the division of transplantation surgery at the University of Florida.

Steven Bachrach, assistant vice president for special project at Trinity University, to dean of the School of Science at Monmouth University.

Sandra Barnes, professor of human and organizational development, to assistant vice chancellor for equity, diversity, and inclusion at Vanderbilt University.

Kaushik Bhattacharya, professor of mechanics and materials science, to vice provost at the California Institute of Technology.

Bruce Blonigen, professor of social science, to interim dean of the Lundquist College of Business at the University of Oregon.

David Bowman, interim dean of the College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics at California State University at Fullerton, to dean of the College of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics at Eastern Washington University.

Samantha Brandauer, interim director of the Center for Global Study and Engagement, to executive director of global study and engagement and associate provost at Dickinson College.

Robert Braun, professor of space technology at the Georgia Institute of Technology, to dean of the College of Engineering and Applied Science at the University of Colorado at Boulder.

William Brustein, vice provost for global strategies and international affairs at Ohio State University, to vice president for global strategies and international affairs at West Virginia University.

Katharine Buchanan, interim associate dean, to associate dean of alumni and development for the law school at Duke University.

Joseph Buck, associate dean of advancement for the Booth School of Business at the University of Chicago, to vice president for development and alumni relations at Lehigh University.

Ingrid Burke, director of the Haub School of Environment and Natural Resources at the University of Wyoming, to dean of the Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies at Yale University.

Debbie Byrd, associate dean of professional affairs for the College of Pharmacy at the University of Tennessee at Knoxville, to dean of the Gatton College of Pharmacy at East Tennessee State University.

Getchel Caldwell II, vice chancellor for advancement and executive director of the foundation at Fayetteville State University, to senior vice president for institutional advancement at Clark Atlanta University.

Karen Carey, dean of arts and sciences at California State University-Channel Islands, to provost at the University of Alaska-Southeast.

Eric Carter, associate professor and chair of the sociology department at Georgetown College, to dean of regional instruction and services and associate professor of sociology at Campbellsville University.

Guadalupe Corona, director of the United Front Multicultural Center at the University of San Diego, to director of equity, diversity, and inclusion at Southwestern College (Calif.).

Peter Crouch, dean of engineering at the University of Hawaii-Manoa, to dean of the College of Engineering at the University of Texas at Arlington.

Brian Cusato, associate professor of psychology and behavioral neuroscience, to associate dean at Centre College.

Rebecca Doerge, professor of statistics at Purdue University, to dean of the Mellon College of Science at Carnegie Mellon University.

Karen Emmons, vice president for research and director at the Kaiser Foundation Research Institute, to dean of academic affairs for the T.H. Chan School of Public Health at Harvard University.

Zaneta Encarnacion, engagement director at South Bay Community Services, to executive director of the foundation at Southwestern College (Calif.).

Dennis Epps, vice president for workforce solutions at Louisiana Community and Technical College system, to acting chancellor of Louisiana Delta Community College.

Herman Felton, senior vice president and chief operating officer at Livingstone College, to president of Wilberforce University.

Timothy Flood, interim president and vice president for administrative services at Grossmont College, to vice president for business and financial affairs at Southwestern College (Calif.).

Rolando Flores, director of the Food Processing Center and professor and head of food science and technology at the University of Nebraska at Lincoln, to dean of the College of Agricultural, Consumer, and Environmental Sciences at New Mexico State University at Las Cruces.

John Freemuth, senior fellow for environment and public lands, to executive director of the Andrus Center for Public Policy at Boise State University.

Richard Gallot Jr., former senator of the State of Louisiana, to president of Grambling State University.

Chaudron Gille, interim vice provost, to vice provost for academic affairs at the University of North Georgia.

Benny Gooden, superintendent for Fort Smith School District (Ark.), to executive director of institutional relations at Arkansas Colleges of Health Education.

Jason Greene, interim dean of the College of Business at Southern Illinois University, to dean of the College of Business Administration at the University of Alabama at Huntsville.

Stacy Gropack, acting dean at Long Island University Post, to dean of the School of Health Professions and Nursing.

Michelle Grove, performing arts program officer at Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation, to interim associate director of the Center for the Arts at Wesleyan University.

Melissa Gruys, professor and chair of the department of management and international business at Wright State University, to dean of the Doermer School of Business at Indiana University-Purdue University at Fort Wayne.

Michelle Hammond, associate director of the Earl S. Richardson Library at Morgan State University, to dean of university libraries and archives at Emporia State University.

Wendi Heinzelman, dean of graduate studies in arts, sciences, and engineering, to dean of the Hajim School of Engineering and Applied Sciences at the University of Rochester.

John Henson, professor of biology, to senior associate provost at Dickinson College.

Kenneth Henderson, professor and chair of the department of chemistry and biochemistry at the University of Notre Dame, to dean of the College of Science at Northeastern University.

Bruno Hicks, chair of teacher education and professor of education and environmental studies at the University of Maine at Fort Kent, to dean of education at Fitchburg State University.

Catharine Bond Hill, president of Vassar College, to managing director of research and consulting service at Ithaka.

Susan Jackson, senior associate dean of undergraduate education, to assistant provost for general education implementation at Boston University.

Jeffrey Johnson, adjunct faculty in the Graduate School of Architecture, Planning, and Preservation at Columbia University, to director of the School of Architecture at the University of Kentucky.

Robert Jones, president of the State University of New York at Albany, to chancellor of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

Norm Jones, associate chief diversity officer and deputy director at Harvard University, to chief diversity and inclusion officer at Amherst College.

Kimberlee Kidwell, executive associate dean of the College of Agricultural, Human, and Natural Resource Sciences at Washington State University, to dean of the College of Agricultural, Consumer, and Environmental Sciences at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

Jonathan King, chief student affairs officer at Concorde College, to dean of the School of Counseling and Student Support Programs at Southwestern College (Calif.).

Brian Kloeppel, interim dean, to dean of research and the graduate school at Western Carolina University.

Patrick Knisley, acting dean, to dean of the School of Liberal Arts at the Fashion Institute of Technology.

David Knuff, assistant dean and executive director of the executive education program, to assistant dean of external relations for the Paul Merage School of Business at the University of California at Irvine.

Scott Kramer, vice president for student services and dean of students, to vice president for executive initiatives and retention at Kentucky Wesleyan College.

Lisa Landreman, associate dean of students at Macalester College, to assistant vice president and dean of student life at Roger Williams University.

Bradley Lane, executive dean of academic affairs, to vice president for instruction at Seattle Central College.

Courtney Law, associate director of entrepreneurship and innovation at Life Science Washington, to director of the regional health partnership at Gonzaga University.

Carolyn Ringer Lepre, interim dean, to dean of the School of Communication and the Arts at Marist College.

Robin Lightner, professor of psychology, to associate dean of academic affairs for Blue Ash College at the University of Cincinnati.

Gary Liguori, professor and head of the department of health and human performance at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, to dean of the College of Health Sciences at the University of Rhode Island.

Braden Lusk, professor of mining engineering at the University of Kentucky, to chair of the department of mining and nuclear engineering at Missouri the University of Science and Technology.

Cory Major, associate director of retention and student success at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, to dean of academic services and faculty development at Christian Brothers University.

Terry Marks, vice president for philanthropy at the Jewish Housing Council Foundation, to assistant vice president for strategic philanthropy at Ringling College of Art and Design.

Kymm Martinez, vice president for marketing and sales capabilities in Latin America at General Mills, to chief marketing officer at the University of St. Thomas (Minn.).

Renea McClendon, financial aid analyst, to dean of students and executive director of residence life at the University of Arkansas at Monticello.

Gregory McQueen, senior executive associate dean of the College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific at Western University of Health Sciences, to senior executive associate dean of the School of Osteopathic Medicine at A.T. Still University (Mesa Campus).

Susanne Mehrer, deputy librarian at Cambridge University, to dean of libraries at Dartmouth College.

Tony Miksa, vice president at McHenry County College, to president of Walters State Community College.

Mark Mitsui, deputy assistant secretary for community colleges in the Office of Career, Technical, and Adult Education at the U.S. Department of Education, to president of Portland Community College.

Ariana Molokwu, administrative assistant at Xfinity Theatre, to program coordinator for the Center for the Arts at Wesleyan University.

Carrie Morgan, head librarian for Moriarty Art and Design Library at Lesley University, to curator of academic programs in the Sheldon Museum of Art at the University of Nebraska at Lincoln.

Patricia Moulton, secretary of the Agency of Commerce and Community Development for the State of Vermont, to interim president of Vermont Technical College.

Javier Nieto, professor and chair of the department of population health sciences at the University of Wisconsin at Madison, to dean of the College of Public Health and Human Sciences at Oregon State University.

Eloy Ortiz Oakley, superintendent and president of the Long Beach Community College District, to chancellor of California Community Colleges.

Michael Odu, special assistant to the campus president and professor of mathematics at Hillsborough Community College in Tampa, to dean of the School of Science, Mathematics, and Engineering at Southwestern College (Calif.).

Patricia Okker, senior associate provost, to interim dean of the College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Missouri at Columbia.

Francois Ortalo-Magne, dean of the Wisconsin School of Business, to dean at London Business School at the University of Wisconsin at Madison.

Ben Paolillo, interim executive director, to executive director of alumni affairs at Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology.

Terry Parker, professor of mechanical engineering and former provost and executive president at Colorado School of Mines, to provost at Florida Polytechnic University.

Kenneth Petersen, visiting senior fellow at Manchester Business School and former professor of supply chain management at the University of Tennessee at Knoxville, to dean of the College of Business and Economics at Boise State University.

E. Carol Polifroni, director of public engagement, to an additional post, dean of the School of Nursing at the University of Connecticut.

Legarè Price, assistant director of enrollment for online programs, to dean of online programs at Shorter University.

Scott Rabenold, vice chancellor for development and alumni affairs at the University of Tennessee at Knoxville, to vice president for university development at the University of Texas at Austin.

Annette Ranft, senior associate dean of academic affairs in the Haslam College of Business at the University of Tennessee at Knoxville, to dean of the Poole College of Management at North Carolina State University.

Maria Reyes, dean of career and technical education at Chandler-Gilbert Community College, to dean of industry and public service at Phoenix College.

Jennifer Robbennolt, professor of law and psychology, to associate dean of research in the College of Law at the University of Illinois.

Sue Roberts, associate dean of international affairs and director of the international studies program in the College of Arts and Sciences, to associate provost for internationalization at the University of Kentucky.

Lona Robertson, associate dean of the Dale Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food, and Life Sciences, to interim dean of the college at the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville.

Rick Rockwell, associate dean of the School of Communications, to associate vice president and chief communications officer at Webster University.

Carl Rogers, associate professor of landscape architecture, to interim chair of the department of landscape architecture at Iowa State University.

Simone Rose, professor of law, to asssociate dean of innovation and entrepreneurship at Wake Forest University.

Sara Rosen, senior vice provost for academic affairs at the University of Kansas, to dean of the College of Arts & Sciences at Georgia State University.

Bruce Rosenthal, director of the School of Business at Alfred University, to founding dean of the School of Business at Saint Peter's University.

Barry Ryan, president of United States University, to provost and vice president for academic affairs at International Technological University.

Rick Schnellmann, professor and chair of the department of drug discovery and biomedical sciences at the Medical University of South Carolina, to dean of the College of Pharmacy at the University of Arizona.

Joao Sedycias, dean of the School of Arts and Humanities at the State University of New York College at Oneonta, to dean of the William J. Maxwell College of Arts and Sciences at New Jersey City University.

Kaveh Sharzehi, assistant professor of medicine and attending physician, to medical director of gastrointestinal endoscopy at Temple University Hospital.

Christopher Shook, professor and chair of the management department at Auburn University, to dean of the School of Business Administration at the University of Montana.

Jan Smith, assistant vice president for institutional effectiveness, to an additional post, interim dean of the College of Education at Pittsburg State University.

Michael Spencer, professor of electrical and computer engineering at Cornell University, to dean of the Clarence M. Mitchell Jr. School of Engineering at Morgan State University.

James Spillers, associate dean of athletics at Grossmont Community College, to dean of the School of Wellness, Exercise Science, and Athletics at Southwestern College (Calif.).

Scott Stoddart, associate professor of English and cinema at the City University of New York John Jay College, to dean of the College of Arts and Sciences at Saint Peter's University.

Melanie Storms, vice president for the College of Health Sciences at Walden University, to vice president for Saint Leo WorldWide Division at Saint Leo University.

Melissa Sturge-Apple, associate professor of psychology, to dean of graduate studies in arts, sciences, and engineering at the University of Rochester.

Kirk Swenson, chief advancement officer at St. Mark's School, to vice president for college advancement at Dickinson College.

Catherine Swick, assistant professor of health and physical education, to associate dean of the Rinker-Ross School of Health Sciences at Trine University.

Patricia Turner, vice provost for undergraduate education at the University of California at Davis, to dean and vice provost for undergraduate education at the University of California at Los Angeles.

Brad Tyndall, vice president for academic affairs, to interim president of Central Wyoming College.

Elizabeth Vaquera, associate professor of sociology at the University of South Florida, to director of the GW Cisneros Hispanic Leadership Institute at George Washington University.

Erma Vizenor, former chairwoman of the White Earth Tribal Council, to president of Leech Lake Tribal College.

Sharon Walker, associate dean of student academic affairs, to interim dean of the Bourns College of Engineering at the University of California at Riverside.

Kate Walsh, associate professor of organizational management, to interim dean of the School of Hotel Administration at Cornell University.

J. Leon Washington, vice provost for admissions and financial aid at Lehigh University, to dean of enrollment management at Villanova University.

Connie Watjen, assistant professor of learning support English, to dean of the Paulding and Douglasville campuses at Georgia Highlands College.

Warren Wee, associate dean of the College of Business, to interim dean of the college at Hawaii Pacific University.

James Weisgerber, vice president for student enrollment services at Lincoln Memorial University, to vice president for enrollment management at La Roche College.

Stephen Wells, president of Desert Research Institute, to president of New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology.

Karen Wheeler, associate vice chancellor for academic affairs at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, to senior associate vice chancellor for academic affairs at Arkansas State University.

Kimberly White-Smith, associate dean of the College of Educational Studies and director of the Donna Ford Attallah Educator Development Academy at Chapman University, to dean of the LaFetra College of Education at the University of La Verne.

Marilyn Wideman, chair of the undergraduate nursing program at Capella University, to associate dean of online programs for the School of Nursing at Kaplan University.

Carol Wilder, professor of media studies, to dean of the School of Media Studies at New School.

Arthur Wilson, campus pastor, to an additional post, dean of spiritual life at Huntington University.

Robert Winston, senior associate provost, to interim provost and dean of the college at Dickinson College.

Hongtao Yu, faculty member and chair of the department of chemistry and biochemistry at Jackson State University, to dean of the School of Computer, Mathematical, and Natural Sciences at Morgan State University.

Retirements

Sharon Halford, dean of industry and public service at Phoenix College.

Jodi Kelly, dean of Matteo Ricci College at Seattle University.

Deaths

Seymour Abrahamson, 88, former professor of zoology at the University of Wisconsin at Madison, died on July 24.

Bruce Bridgeman, professor emeritus of psychology at the University of California at Santa Cruz, died on July 10 in Taipei, Taiwan.

Karl Case, 69, professor emeritus of economics at Wellesley College, died on July 15.

George Chia-Hong Ku, 80, former professor of technology at Central Connecticut State University, died on July 14.

Robert Cramer, 83, former president of Carroll College (now Carroll University), died on July 5 in Louisville, Ky.

Bernard Doering, 91, professor emeritus of Romance languages and literatures at the University of Notre Dame, died on July 9.

David Dunbar, 51, former associate professor of biology at Cabrini College, died on May 21.

Lyle Edmison, 90, former vice president for student services at California State University-East Bay, died on May 4.

Steve Edwards, 85, former deputy provost and professor of physics at Florida State University, died on May 27.

Elaine Fantham, 83, professor emeritus and former chair of the classics department at Princeton University, died on July 11 in Toronto.

Raymond Gavins, 74, former professor of history at Duke University, died on May 22.

Guyton Bowers Hammond, 85, professor emeritus of religious studies at Virginia Tech, died on May 1 in Crozet, Va.

Hugh Hawkins, 86, professor emeritus of history and American studies at Amherst College, died on May 6.

Paul Herring, 79, former chair of the humanities division and dean of the college at Wabash College, died on July 5.

Richard Hill, 97, director emeritus of the department of industrial cooperation and professor emeritus of mechanical engineering at the University of Maine, died on July 13.

Panayotis Iatridis, 89, former assistant dean of the School of Medicine at Indiana University, died on July 9.

Joel Jones, 78, president emeritus of Fort Lewis College, died on July 13.

Daniel Lehn, 58, professor of psychology at Coe College, died on July 19.

William Manning, 73, professor emeritus of business administration at Portland State University, died on July 12.

David Marker, 78, former president of Des Moines University, died on May 1 in Philadelphia.

William McNeill, 98, professor emeritus of history at the University of Chicago, died on July 8.

Sherman Mellinkoff, 96, former dean of the medical school at the University of California at Los Angeles, died on July 17.

Brian Mennecke, 56, professor of information systems at Iowa State University, died on July 13.

Ed Miles, 76, professor emeritus of marine studies and public affairs at the University of Washington, died on May 7.

Thomas Onley, 64, former associate professor of marketing at Western Washington University, died on July 13.

Theodore Rodman, 88, former professor of medicine at Temple University, died on July 11.

Herbert Rosenbaum, 95, former professor and chair of the department of political science at Hofstra University, died on May 18.

Kal Sastry, 74, professor emeritus of materials science and engineering at the University of California at Berkeley, died on July 15.

Debra Schwartz, 59, professor of English at Arizona State University at Tempe, died on May 7.

Carolyn See, 82, professor emeritus of English at the University of California at Los Angeles, died on July 13.

Alvin Sherlin, 96, former vice president at Cleveland Community College, died on July 10.

Clint Snyder, 52, former dean of academic affairs for the College of Medicine at Central Michigan University, died on July 12.

Jeremiah Sullivan, 77, former professor and head of the physics department at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, died on July 7.

Thomas Sutherland, 85, former professor of agricultural at Colorado State University, died on July 23.

James Tucker, 91, former director of the Center for Economic Education and professor of economics at Virginia Tech, died on July 6.

William Wetta, 85, former clinical associate professor in the Medical Center at the University of South Alabama, died on July 10 in New Orleans.

James Whorton, 73, former professor and chair of the department of special education (now the department of curriculum, instruction, and special education) at the University of Southern Mississippi, died on July 17 in Tyler, Tex.

Stephen Zamora, 72, professor emeritus of law at the University of Houston, died on July 8 in Mexico City.

Correction (8/22/2016, 5:13 p.m.): The original listings incorrectly stated that Joseph Buck was appointed vice president for development and alumni relations at the University of Chicago. Mr. Buck, who is associate dean of advancement for the Booth School of Business at the University of Chicago, will be vice president for development and alumni relations at Lehigh University. The entry has been updated to reflect this correction.