Top Chief Executives
Kennesaw State University, Sam Olens
Northwest Nazarene University, Joel Pearsall
Temple University, Richard Englert
University of Louisiana system, James Henderson
University System of Georgia, Steve Wrigley
University of Texas at Tyler, Michael Tidwell
Joy Allen, coordinator of music therapy and an associate professor at Loyola University New Orleans, to chair of music therapy at Berklee College of Music.
Julie Amon, vice chancellor for undergraduate education and student success at Rutgers University at Camden, to vice president for academic affairs at Paul Quinn College.
Cindy Bell, coordinator of grants and sponsored programs, to director of grants and sponsored programs at Montana State University at Billings.
Karen Boroff, dean emeritus of the Stillman School of Business, to interim provost and executive vice president at Seton Hall University.
Christina Brannan, a business manager and a financial and program coordinator at Virginia Tech, to business manager at Central Virginia Community College.
Brian Burnett, vice president for finance and chief financial officer for the University of Missouri system, to senior vice president for finance and operations for the University of Minnesota.
Cameron Carter, director of the Center for Neuroscience and the Imaging Research Center and professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences, to interim vice chancellor for research at the University of California at Davis.
Chris Celenza, vice dean for the humanities and social sciences at the Krieger School of Arts and Sciences, to vice provost for faculty affairs at Johns Hopkins University.
Karen Clarke, vice president for strategic marketing and communications at Temple University, to senior vice president for strategic communications and external affairs at Kent State University.
Scott De Rossi, chair of the department of oral health and diagnostic sciences in the Dental College of Georgia at Augusta University, to dean of the School of Dentistry at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Maegan Dyson, development associate for athletics, to general director of development at the University of Central Arkansas.
Richard Englert, acting president, to president of Temple University.
Brian Eury, vice president for community development and external relations, to an additional post, chief of staff at Cabrini University.
Mark Eyerly, chief communications officer at Temple University, to vice president for marketing and communications at Lafayette College.
Shari Farris, assistant professor, to a department chair in the College of Education at Trident University International.
Heidi Fernandez, program director of university college, to associate dean of university college at Trident University International.
Carolina Figueroa, vice president for enrollment development at Brandeis University, to vice president for enrollment management at Bentley University.
Michele Foster, professor of urban education and and founding executive director of the Urban Education Research Center in the School of Education at the University of Missouri at Kansas City, to professor of urban education in the College of Education and Human Development at the University of Louisville.
Jo Freudenheim, interim chair, to chair of the department of epidemiology and environmental health at the University at Buffalo.
Amy Fuqua, dean of the College of Liberal Arts, to an additional post, graduate dean at Black Hills State University.
J.D. Gray, director of development at Central Baptist College, to director of development for the College of Business at the University of Central Arkansas.
John Gresley, interim assistant dean and director of M.B.A. programs, to assistant dean and director of M.B.A. programs at the Hough Graduate School of Business at the University of Florida.
Veronica Guzman, multicultural recruitment coordinator at the University of South Dakota, to bilingual admissions-services coordinator at Wayne State College.
Jill Halterman, professor of pediatrics and chief of the division of general pediatrics at the School of Medicine and Dentistry at the University of Rochester, to senior associate dean of clinical research at the Medical Center at the University of Rochester.
Christine Harrington, professor of psychology and student success at Middlesex County College, to executive director of the New Jersey Center for Student Success at the New Jersey Council of County Colleges.
Paul Hastings, professor and chair of the psychology department, to interim dean of the School of Education at the University of California at Davis.
James Henderson, president of Northwestern State University, to president of the University of Louisiana system.
Katie Herschede, executive assistant to the president at Northern Kentucky University, to chief of staff at Widener University.
Veerle Keppens, interim head, to head of the department of materials science and engineering at the University of Tennessee at Knoxville.
Annie Kerrick, director of Title IX/ADA/504 compliance in the Office of Institutional Compliance and Ethics, to associate general counsel at Boise State University.
Mary Killackey, associate professor of clinical surgery, to chair of the department of surgery at the School of Medicine at Tulane University.
Camille Kluttz-Leach, general counsel, to vice chancellor and chief of staff at Winston-Salem State University.
Erec Koch, associate provost at the City University of New York Bernard M. Baruch College, to dean of humanities and the arts at the City College of City University of New York.
Norman Leonard, screenwriter, children's book author, and publisher, to chair of B.F.A. and M.F.A. programs in creative writing at Laguna College of Art and Design.
Wenling Li, director of the Ph.D. program in educational leadership, to doctoral studies director of the College of Education at Trident University International.
Andrew Lund, associate dean of research and faculty development and professor of law at Pace Law School at Pace University White Plains Campus, to director of the John F. Scarpa Center for Law and Entrepreneurship and professor of law at Villanova University.
Boris Lushniak, chair of the department of preventive medicine and biostatistics and professor of dermatology at Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, to dean of the School of Public Health at the University of Maryland at College Park.
Jennifer McMillin, sustainability officer at Australian National University, to director of sustainability at Cleveland State University.
David Miller, vice president for administration and fiscal affairs for the University of Wisconsin system, to chief financial officer for the University of Tennessee system.
Lisa Mohanty, faculty lead in general education, to chair of social science and Gateway Courses at Trident University International.
N.P. Narvekar, chief executive of the Investment Management Company at Columbia University, to chief executive and president of Harvard Management Company at Harvard University.
Matthew Nicholl, chair of the contemporary-writing and production department and executive director of the Mediterranean Music Institute, to an additional post, associate vice president for global initiatives at Berklee College of Music.
Sam Olens, attorney general for the State of Georgia, to president of Kennesaw State University.
Robert Palmer, interim chair and an associate professor in the department of educational leadership and policy studies, to an additional post, program coordinator of the doctoral program in higher education with a focus on minority-serving institutions at Howard University.
Joel Pearsall, interim president, to president of Northwest Nazarene University.
Mark Pieffer, provost at Jones International University, to chair of the department of communication and humanities at Trident University International.
Aimee Poynter, community manager for central Arkansas at the American Cancer Society, to director of development for the College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics at the University of Central Arkansas.
Carrie Preston, associate professor of English and director of the women's, gender, and sexuality-studies program in the College of Arts & Sciences, to director of the Arvind and Chandan Nandlal Kilachand Honors College at Boston University.
Joanna Ravello, assistant director, to director of community and organizational development in the Office of Community, Equity, and Diversity at the University of Rhode Island.
David Rhodes, interim vice president for enrollment services at Wilkes University, to vice president for enrollment management at Hilbert College.
K. Matthew Roan, deputy director of athletics at Eastern Kentucky University, to athletic director at Nicholls State University.
Lanny Robbins, retired research fellow at Dow Chemical Company, to associate professor in the department of chemical and biological engineering at Iowa State University.
David Ruth, dean of students and chief student affairs officer at Drexel University, to chief of staff at Northampton Community College.
Paul Salama, professor of electrical and computer engineering, to assistant dean of graduate programs in the School of Engineering and Technology at Indiana University-Purdue University at Indianapolis.
Edward Scott, senior associate director of athletics at George Washington University, to director of intercollegiate athletics at Morgan State University.
Eva Skuka, faculty member at Berkeley College and other colleges and an evaluator at the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools, to dean of the School of Health Studies at Berkeley College (N.J.).
Steve Stickney, director of bands at Linn-Mar High School, in Marion, Iowa, to band director at Mount Mercy University.
Lauri Strimkovsky, senior vice president for financial affairs and chief of staff at Chestnut Hill College, to vice president for finance and administration at Ohio Wesleyan University.
Sandra Suarez, professor of political science and undergraduate chair and adviser for the department of political science, to senior associate dean of faculty affairs at Temple University.
Michael Tidwell, dean of the business school at Eastern Michigan University, to president of the University of Texas at Tyler.
David Titley, retired Navy rear admiral and founding director of the Penn State Center for Solutions to Weather and Climate Risk, to professor of international affairs and professor of practice of meteorology and atmospheric science at Pennsylvania State University at University Park.
Kristan Tucker, senior deputy Title IX coordinator, to Title IX coordinator at Baylor University.
H. Rao Unnava, senior associate dean of students and programs in the Fisher College of Business and professor of marketing at Ohio State University, to dean of the Graduate School of Management at the University of California at Davis.
Sten Vermund, professor of pediatrics, medicine, preventive medicine, obstetrics, and gynecology, director of the universitywide Vanderbilt Institute for Global Health, and vice president for global health at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, to dean of the School of Public Health at Yale University.
Doug Welch, associate general counsel, to chief compliance officer at Baylor University.
David Weldon, professor and vice chair of the department of pharmaceutical and administrative sciences at Loma Linda University, to associate dean of the School of Pharmacy at William Carey University.
Candace Wells-Myers, adjunct faculty member in the department of communications, to program director for the master-of-professional-studies degree program in human-resources development and administration at the University of Indianapolis.
Mark Winey, chair of the department of molecular, cellular, and developmental biology at the University of Colorado at Boulder, to dean of the College of Biological Sciences at the University of California at Davis.
Pamela Wirth, team lead in the online science department at Southern New Hampshire University, to chair of the natural sciences department at Trident University International.
Steve Wrigley, interim chancellor and executive vice chancellor for administration, to chancellor of the University System of Georgia.
Hardin Coleman, dean of the School of Education at Boston University, effective in June.
Patty Crawford, Title IX coordinator at Baylor University, effective October 3.
Edward Guiliano, president of the New York Institute of Technology.
Michael Klag, dean of the Bloomberg School of Public Health at Johns Hopkins University, effective July 1.
Frank McCarthy, head coach at Sheridan College, effective October 6.
Joseph Polisi, president of Juilliard School, effective in June 2018.
Lisa Staiano-Coico, president of the City College of City University of New York.
Pamela Tieszen, vice president for advancement at Bethel College (Kan.), effective December 31.
Bruce Zimmerman, chief executive officer and chief investment manager at the University of Texas Investment Management Company.
Terry Driscoll, athletic director at the College of William and Mary, effective June 30.
Gregory Fitch, executive director of the Alabama Commission on Higher Education, effective December 31.
James McMahon, associate vice president for student affairs at Marquette University, effective December 31.
Maureen Stanton, vice provost for academic affairs at the University of California at Davis.
Jerry Via, assistant dean of undergraduate instruction for the College of Science at Virginia Tech.
Judie Wexler, academic vice president at the California Institute of Integral Studies, effective June 30.
Joe Wiley, president of Freed-Hardeman University, effective June 1.
Kerry Youngblood, president of Carteret Community College, effective in June.
John Bailar III, 83, former professor and chair of the department of health studies at the University of Chicago, died on September 6 in Mitchellville, Md.
Albert Hanwell, former associate dean of the College School of Social Work at Boston College, died on October 3.
Bjarni Jonsson, 96, professor emeritus of mathematics at Vanderbilt University, died on September 30.
Jacob Neusner, 84, professor emeritus of the history and theology of Judaism at Bard College, died on October 8 in Rhinebeck, N.Y.
Charles Schiffert, 95, former director of student health services at Virginia Tech, died on October 6.
Mortimer Schwartz, 94, a professor and founding director of the law school library at the University of California at Davis, died on September 10.
Elias Tuma, 87, professor emeritus of economics at the University of California at Davis, died on July 23.
K. David Van Hoesen, 90, professor emeritus of bassoon in the Eastman School of Music at the University of Rochester, died on October 3 in Pittsburgh.
Donald White, 95, former director of the School of Music at DePauw University, died on October 4 in Colorado Springs.