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Appointments, Resignations, Deaths (10/14/2016)

October 09, 2016

Top Chief Executives

Chapman University, Daniele Struppa

Southern Adventist University, David Smith

West Kentucky Community and Technical College, Anton Reece

Appointments

Jodi Abbott, associate professor of obstetrics and gynecology, to assistant dean of academic affairs for patient safety and quality improvement education in the School of Medicine at Boston University.

Patrick Bridges, associate professor and associate chair of the department of computer science, to interim director of the Center for Advanced Research Computing at the University of New Mexico.

Jessie Brooks, senior director of development for the Scripps Institution of Oceanography at the University of California at San Diego, to vice president for institutional advancement at Spelman College.

Merribeth Bruning, dean of the Huckabee School of Education at Ouchita Baptist University, to dean of the School of Education at Anderson University (Ind.).

Susan Cancelosi, associate professor of law, to interim associate dean of the law school at Wayne State University.

Richard Carrick, co-founder and co-artistic director for Either/Or, a contemporary chamber music ensemble, to chair of the composition department at Berklee College of Music.

Mary Case, university librarian and dean of libraries at the University of Illinois at Chicago, to president of the Association of Research Libraries.

Chris Confer, dean of students, to an additional post, assistant provost at Anderson University (Ind.).

Eric Fearon, professor of oncology, to director of the Comprehensive Cancer Center at the University of Michigan.

Mattia Gilmartin, a senior research scientist and director of the Center for Continuing Nursing Education, to executive director of the Nurses Improving Care for Healthsystem Elders Program in the Rory Meyers College of Nursing at New York University.

Leon Haley Jr., executive associate dean of clinical services for the Grady Memorial Hospital and associate professor of emergency medicine at Emory University, to dean of the College of Medicine at the University of Florida Health Science Center in Jacksonville.

Melissa Holder, faculty member in the Indian studies program, to an additional post, acting dean of students at Haskell Indian Nations University.

Alan Houston, director of strategic initiatives and professor of political science at the University of California at San Diego, to pro-vice-chancellor for education at Durham University.

Adam Jonson, senior associate athletics director at Northwestern State University, to athletics director at Louisiana State University at Alexandria.

Devin Jopp, chief executive of Future Focus Health, to chief executive of the American College Health Association.

Borree Kwok, dean of the library, to assistant provost for administration at Campbell University.

Mary Beth Lancaster, chair of the honors program, to dean of instruction at Davis Community College.

Robert C. Lee III, director of investments at Employees Retirement System, to deputy chief investment officer for the Texas Tech University system.

Timothy Lindblom, head of the biology department, to dean of the School of Science at Jacksonville State University.

Mark Macgowan, interim associate dean of academic affairs, to associate dean of academic affairs for the Robert Stempel College of Public Health & Social Work at Florida International University.

Kelsea Martalock, assistant coach, to head coach for women's hockey at Elmira College.

Simin Nikbin Meydani, director of the Nutritional Immunology Laboratory and professor of immunology, to vice provost for research at Tufts University.

Mark Morrison, vice president for development at HumanKind, to director of development for the Carilion School of Medicine at Virginia Tech.

Maureen Newton, head of the department of sociology and social work, to dean of the School of Human Services and Social Sciences at Jacksonville State University.

Mandy Orzechowski, head of the department of engineering technology, to dean of the engineering and industrial technology division at Tri-County Technical College.

James Parker, an investment officer at Helmsley Charitable Trust, to deputy chief investment officer for the Texas Tech University system.

Domenick Pinto, professor and chair of the computer science department, to director of the School of Computing at Sacred Heart University.

Pavan Reddy, professor and division chief of hematology/oncology, to deputy director of the Comprehensive Cancer Center at the University of Michigan.

Anton Reece, associate vice provost for academic affairs and director of the Student Success Center at the University of Tennessee at Knoxville, to president of West Kentucky Community and Technical College.

Patricia Rhynders, director of the bachelor's program in health sciences, to associate dean of the College of Health & Human Services at Trident University International.

Alan Rieck, chair of the department of music and theatre arts and professor of choral music and music education at the University of Wisconsin at Eau Claire, to assistant vice president and assistant dean of undergraduate education at Pennsylvania State University at University Park.

Alvin Rodack, senior director of financial services at Ohio State University, to vice president for finance and administration at Ohio Dominican University.

Lynn Schmidt, associate dean, to dean of the School of Nursing and Kinesiology at Anderson University (Ind.).

Stacy Semevolos, interim dean, to associate dean of student and academic affairs in the College of Veterinary Medicine at Oregon State University.

Joel Shrock, dean of the School of Humanities, to an additional post, associate provost at Anderson University (Ind.).

David Smith, senior pastor of the Collegedale Church of Seventh-day Adventists and former president of Union College (Neb.), to president of Southern Adventist University.

Todd Stanbury, athletic director at Oregon State University, to athletic director at the Georgia Institute of Technology.

Rolena Stephenson, faculty member, to chair of the health-sciences department at Trident University International.

Daniele Struppa, chancellor, to president of Chapman University.

Kevin Thomas, associate professor of medicine, to assistant dean of underrepresented faculty development for the School of Medicine at Duke University.

Stephen Toope, director of the Munk School of Global Affairs at the University of Toronto, to vice chancellor at the University of Cambridge.

Ajay Vinzé, associate dean of international programs for the W. P. Carey School of Business and associate vice provost for the Graduate College at Arizona State University, to dean of the Robert J. Trulaske, Sr. College of Business at the University of Missouri at Columbia.

Marianne Vydra, deputy director of athletics for administration, to interim athletics director at Oregon State University.

Resignations

George Hynd, president of Oakland University, effective in August.

Robert Lalanne, vice chancellor for real estate at the University of California at Berkeley.

Jean Robillard, vice president for medical affairs and dean of the Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine at the University of Iowa.

Retirements

Mary Beth Crowe, assistant vice president and assistant dean of undergraduate education at Pennsylvania State University at University Park, effective December 31.

Russell Dean, vice provost at West Virginia University, effective January 3.

Darlene Kluka, dean of the School of Human Performance and Leisure Sciences at Barry University, effective in December.

Lynne O'Brien, associate vice provost for digital and online education initiatives at Duke University, effective December 3.

James Pappas, vice president for university outreach at the University of Oklahoma, effective in December.

Deaths

Joseph Brocato, 53, former director of medical education and faculty development and professor of family medicine and community health at the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities, died on September 22 in Minneapolis.

Howard Bruggers, 88, dean emeritus of the School of Dentistry at Louisiana State University, died on September 30.

Miriam Thomas Chaplin, 85, professor emerita and former chair of the English department at Rutgers University at Camden, died on September 25.

Danielle Langfield, 36, assistant professor of political science at Marist College, died on September 26.

Seymour Mack, 94, former professor of geology at California State University at Fresno, died on September 15.

Rita Marie Marlier, 86, former ceramics instructor at Old Dominion University, died on September 17.

Phil Neal, 97, former dean of the law school at the University of Chicago, died on September 27.

Benjamin Payton, former president of Tuskegee University, died on September 28.

Frederick William Pitts, 86, former professor in the School of Medicine at the University of Southern California, died on September 12 in Highlands Ranch, Colo.

Allen Roses, 73, professor of neurobiology at Duke University, died on September 30.

Charles Anthony Ryerson III, 83, professor emeritus of the history of religions at Princeton Theological Seminary, died on September 24.

David Schattschneider, 77, former dean of Moravian Theological Seminary, died on September 29 in Bethlehem, Pa.

Rev. James Will, 88, professor emeritus of systematic theology at Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary, died on September 10.

Correction (10/14/2016, 1:08 p.m.): The original listings incorrectly named David Smith Southern as the new president of Adventist University, when it should have said that David Smith was the new president of Southern Adventist University. The item has been corrected.

Correction (10/11/2016, 9:30 a.m.): The original listings incorrectly said that Lynne O'Brien was resigning as associate vice provost for digital and online-education initiatives at Duke University. She is retiring, effective December 3. The listing has been moved to the correct category.