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Appointments, Resignations, Deaths (9/9/2016)

September 04, 2016

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Appointments

Ashley Aylett, candidate for a doctorate in community college leadership at the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville, to vice chancellor for academics at Cossatot Community College of the University of Arkansas.

Julia Behr, former assistant dean of the College of Nursing at Augusta University, to dean of the R.H. Daniel School of Nursing and Health Sciences at Piedmont College.

Michael Bernstein, provost and senior vice president for academic affairs at Tulane University, to provost and senior vice president for academic affairs at Stony Brook University.

Christopher Bracey, professor of law, to vice provost for faculty affairs at George Washington University.

Stephen Brady, associate professor of psychiatry, to assistant dean of graduate medical sciences at Boston University.

Jimmy Byrd, interim executive director, to executive director of the Blinn-Bryan campus at Blinn College.

Gregory Canaday, principal of Eastern Elementary/Middle School in Giles County, Va., to associate director of facilities operations and director of housekeeping at Virginia Tech.

Glenn Carter, global communications leader at 3M, to vice president for communications and marketing at the University of Delaware.

Bobbi Jo Carter, coordinator for distance learning at Calhoun Community College, to associate dean of distance education programs at Johnson State College.

Deepak Chopra, clinical professor of family medicine and public health at the University of California at San Diego, to professor of consciousness studies at Sofia University.

Colleen Clancy, professor of pharmacology, to associate vice chancellor for academic personnel for the schools of health human sciences at the University of California at Davis.

Edna Comer, associate professor of social work, to associate dean of academic affairs for the School of Social Work at the University of Connecticut.

Michael Cumbie, vice president for advancement at the College of Coastal Georgia, to senior director of development at the University of Georgia.

Emelyn dela Pena, assistant dean of student life for equity, diversity, and inclusion for Harvard College at Harvard University, to associate vice chancellor for student affairs and dean of the Center for Diversity and Inclusion at Washington University in St. Louis.

Mark DeVilbiss, associate dean of residence life at Wittenberg University, to director of residential life at Quinnipiac University.

Mantosh Dewan, professor of psychiatry, to interim dean of the medical school at the State University of New York Upstate Medical University.

Gregory Eichhorn, vice president for enrollment management and dean of admission at Albright College, to associate vice president for admissions and financial aid at Quinnipiac University.

Ayman Fanous, associate professor of psychiatry at Georgetown University, to professor and chair of the psychiatry department at the State University of New York Downstate Medical Center.

Theresa Ferns, director of counseling and living in community, to dean of student life at Southern New Hampshire University.

Karen Fultz, associate professor, to assistant dean of the Tampa Bay campus of Cooley Law School at Western Michigan University.

Evelyn Funda, professor of English, to associate dean of graduate studies for the College of Humanities and Social Sciences at Utah State University.

Monita Mohammadian Gray, assistant dean of students at Hamline University, to dean of student academic success at Lawrence University.

Steve Harvey, a photojournalist at WBNS-TV, to assistant professor of the practice of communication at High Point University.

Randall Hawes, bass trombonist at the Detroit Symphony Orchestra, to trombone faculty at the Cleveland Institute of Music.

Jada Hebra, vice rector for faculty at St. Paul's School, to chief diversity and inclusion officer at Southern New Hampshire University.

Danny Hubbard, associate dean, to interim dean of the College of Arts and Sciences at Grambling State University.

LeAnn Hughes, vice president for enrollment and marketing at Tusculum College, to vice president for enrollment and marketing at Illinois Wesleyan University.

Sharon Hurley, professor and chair of the department of business, computer science, and information technology, to associate dean of instruction at the University of New Mexico at Los Alamos.

Stancia Whitcomb Jenkins, assistant vice chancellor for advancement at the University of Missouri at Kansas City, to associate to the president and assistant vice president for diversity, access, and inclusion at the University of Nebraska at Lincoln.

Belal Kaifi, professor of business, to associate dean of the Glenn R. Jones College of Business at Trident University International.

Susan Kinsella, professor of human services, to dean of the School of Education and Social Services at Saint Leo University.

Heidi Koenig, professor of anesthesiology and perioperative medicine at the University of Louisville, to an additional post, editor in chief of the Journal of Medical Regulation.

Benjamine Kraft, lawyer advisor for the District of Columbia's Public Employee Relations Board, to director of major gifts at the University of the Virgin Islands.

Crystal Lee, vice chancellor for instruction at River Parishes Community College, to vice president at Blinn College.

King Li, senior associate dean of clinical and translational research and deputy director of the comprehensive cancer center at Wake Forest University, to dean of the Carle Illinois College of Medicine at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

Alane Lockwood, undergraduate adviser for the School of Journalism and Media Studies, to assistant dean of student affairs for the College of Professional Studies and Fine Arts at San Diego State University.

Debra Louis, program director, to associate dean of the Glenn R. Jones College of Business at Trident University International.

Jean Martin-Williams, director of the Lilly Teaching Fellows program and professor of horn, to associate dean of the fine and performing arts at the University of Georgia.

John Mims, senior partner at Altyris Advertising, to assistant professor of the practice of communication at High Point University.

Jose Luis Moreno, assistant dean of students for student conduct and multicultural student affairs at Shepherd University, to director of student diversity and inclusion at McDaniel College.

Michael Morgan, visiting professor of political science at Thiel College, to assistant professor of political science at Marietta College.

Thomas Mote, professor and head of the geography department, to associate dean of the physical and mathematical sciences at the University of Georgia.

Ifeoma Kiddoe Nwankwo, associate professor of English, to associate provost for strategic initiatives and partnerships at Vanderbilt University.

Robert Orlikoff, associate dean of academic affairs for the College of Education and Human Services, chair of the department of communication sciences and disorders, and director of the Clinical Voice Laboratory at West Virginia University, to dean of the College of Allied Health Sciences at East Carolina University.

Tricia Paik, curator of contemporary art at the Indianapolis Museum of Art, to director of the art museum at Mount Holyoke College.

Lana Paris, director of fund development at the Wesley Willows Corporation, to executive director of the Rock Valley College Foundation.

Bobby Phillis, dean and director of land-grant programs at Florida A&M University, to chancellor of Southern University Agricultural Research and Extension Center.

Matt Pitt, professor of physics, to chair of the physics department at Virginia Tech.

Andrew Plaa, interim dean, to dean of advising for Columbia College and Columbia Engineering at Columbia University.

Eric Reither, professor of sociology, to associate dean of research for the College of Humanities and Social Sciences at Utah State University.

Mary Messina Remmler, associate vice president for academic budget and financial planning at Stony Brook University, to vice president for strategic planning and analysis at the University of Delaware.

Matt Sanders, associate professor of communication studies, to associate dean of undergraduate studies for the College of Humanities and Social Sciences at Utah State University.

John Stauffer, director of the U.S. Army's Europe sea section in Germany, to associate vice chancellor and superintendent of maritime at San Jacinto College Central.

Ronald Sutton, assistant dean, to associate dean of the Tampa Bay campus of Cooley Law School at Western Michigan University.

William Tse, director of bone marrow transplantation in the James Graham Brown Cancer Center at the University of Louisville, to an additional post, editor in chief of the International Journal of Transplantation Research and Medicine.

Doug Wachob, director of academic programs, to interim dean of the Haub School of Environment and Natural Resources at the University of Wyoming.

Jill Wakefield, chancellor of Seattle Colleges, to interim president of Bellevue College.

Cheryl Lyn Walker, director of the Institute of Biosciences and Technology at Texas A&M University, to director of the Center for Precision Environmental Health and professor of cellular and molecular biology at Baylor University.

Richard Walker Jr., a higher-education lecturer at Indiana State University, to associate dean of students at Vincennes University.

Donald White, head of the management and marketing program, to interim dean of the College of Business at Grambling State University.

Danielle Wozniak, dean of arts and sciences at the College of New Rochelle, to dean of Wurzweiler School of Social Work at Yeshiva University.

James Yates, associate professor of English at Independence Community College, to dean of liberal arts at South Arkansas Community College.

Resignations

James Hughes, dean of the Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy at Rutgers University at New Brunswick.

David Ikenberry, dean of the Leeds School of Business at the University of Colorado at Boulder.

Prem Paul, vice chancellor for research and economic development at the University of Nebraska at Lincoln.

Karl Petruso, dean of the Honors College at the University of Texas at Arlington.

James Shockey, dean of the University of Arizona South, effective September 18.

Retirements

Sheila Allen, dean of the College of Veterinary Medicine at the University of Georgia, effective December 1.

John Bassett, president of Heritage University.

James Brenneman, president of Goshen College.

David Hammer, head coach for men's basketball at Aquinas College (Mich.), effective September 30.

Zoe Woodell Locklear, provost and vice chancellor for academic affairs at the University of North Carolina at Pembroke, effective June 30.

Deaths

Nell Rice Anthony, 88, associate dean of education at Alabama A&M University, died on August 18.

Leon Baradat, 76, a faculty member at MiraCosta Community College, died on August 22.

Ronald Bettig, 56, associate professor of media studies at Pennsylvania State University at University Park, died in August.

Paula Blank, professor of English at the College of William and Mary, died on August 21.

Edward Block, co-founder of the Arthur W. Page Center for Integrity in Public Communication at Pennsylvania State University at University Park, died on August 16.

Chester Britt, 54, chair of the sociology department at Iowa State University, died on August 30 in Ames, Iowa.

Robert Wells Carton, 95, former associate dean of medical sciences and professor of medicine at Rush Medical College, died on August 15 in Evanston, Ill.

Pam Clute, 66, assistant vice chancellor emerita and former professor of mathematics at the University of California at Riverside, died on August 21.

Marc Cooper, 66, professor emeritus of history at Missouri State University, died on August 17.

James Cronin, 84, professor emeritus of physics at the University of Chicago, died on August 25 in Saint Paul, Minn.

Dena Ferran Dincauze, 82, professor emerita of anthropology at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst, died on August 14.

Wayne Evans, 78, professor emeritus of Indian education at the University of South Dakota, died on August 26.

Elinor Evans, 102, professor emerita of architecture at Rice University, died on August 28.

Kenneth Roger Foster, 76, former professor of mathematics at the University of Tennessee at Knoxville, died on August 25 in Knoxville, Tenn.

Kenneth Hall, professor and chair in music editing at the University of Southern California, died on August 25.

Donald Ainslee Henderson, 87, former professor of public health and medicine at the University of Pittsburgh, died on August 19 in Towson, Md.

Shelton Evans Hendricks, 75, former dean of the College of Arts and Sciences and professor of psychiatry at the University of Nebraska Medical Center, died on August 22 in Omaha.

Stephen Korcheck, 84, former president of Manatee Community College (now the State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota), died on August 26.

Richard Korf, 91, professor emeritus of mycology at Cornell University, died on August 20 in Ithaca, N.Y.

Robert Alan Kreisberg, 82, former dean and vice president for medical affairs at the University of South Alabama, died on August 21.

Robert Marshall, 71, former professor and chair of the visual arts department at Brigham Young University, died on August 20.

Paul Marshall, 71, professor emeritus of pediatrics and neurology at the University of Massachusetts Medical School, died on July 22.

Erdie Lee Morris, 80, former dean of the College of Science and Allied Health at Grand Canyon University, died on August 10.

Beatrice Penelope Patt, 97, former dean of Sweet Briar College, died on August 3.

Michael James Patton, 80, former chair of the department of educational and counseling psychology at the University of Missouri at Columbia, died on August 16 in Holladay, Utah.

Karen Polonko, 66, professor of sociology and criminal justice at Old Dominion University, died on August 22 in Norfolk, Va.

Bruce Rubenstein, 71, professor of history at the University of Michigan at Flint, died on August 15.

Martin Schaden, 60, associate professor of physics at Rutgers University at Newark, died on July 14 in Italy.

Robert Sidman, 76, professor emeritus of mathematics at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette, died on August 20.

Vernon Singleton, 93, professor emeritus of enology at the University of California at Davis, died on August 26.

Edwin Smith, 66, former professor of law at the University of Southern California, died on August 2 in Los Angeles.

John Winston Spanier, 86, professor emeritus of political science at the University of Florida, died on August 12.

Peter Suzuki, 87, former professor and chair of the department of urban studies at the University of Nebraska at Omaha, died on August 22.

Marcellus Waddill, 86, professor emeritus of mathematics at Wake Forest University, died on August 24.

Paul Wender, 82, professor emeritus of psychiatry at the University of Utah, died on July 16 in Boston.