Gazette

Appointments, Resignations, Deaths (11/4/2016)

October 30, 2016

Top Chief Executives

Central Connecticut State University, Zulma Toro-Ramos

Lenoir-Rhyne University, Frederick Whitt

Manhattanville College, Michael Geisler

Robeson Community College, Kimberly Gold

University of Akron, Matthew Wilson

University of Tennessee at Martin, Keith Carver

Appointments

Robert Arena, executive director of curriculum product development at Connections Education, to senior director of online programs for the Center for Talented Youth at Johns Hopkins University.

Gary Barnes, associate vice president for finance and university controller at Texas A&M University, to vice chancellor and chief financial officer for the Texas Tech University system.

David Beer, career and technical education analyst, to assistant dean of business and career technologies at Waubonsee Community College.

Joanne Berryman, dean of the Kosair Charities College of Health and Natural Sciences, to provost at Spalding University.

Marisa Bisiani, director of infection prevention and occupational health services at John T. Mather Hospital, to assistant vice president for student health, counseling, and outreach services at Stony Brook University.

Ross Bjork, athletics director, to vice chancellor for intercollegiate athletics at the University of Mississippi.

Laura Brandenburg, assistant professor of English, to dean of the School of Languages and Literature at Wayland Baptist University.

Demitrius Brown, associate dean of students and director of student life at Amherst College, to associate dean of intercultural affairs and community life at Millsaps College.

Carson Bruno, a research fellow in the Hoover Institution at Stanford University, to assistant dean of admission and program relations in the School of Public Policy at Pepperdine University.

O. Richard Bundy, chief executive of the University of Vermont Foundation, to vice president for development and alumni relations at Pennsylvania State University at University Park.

Keith Carver, executive assistant to the president at the University of Tennessee system, to chancellor of the University of Tennessee at Martin.

Elliot Cheu, associate dean of the College of Science and a professor of physics, to interim honors dean at the University of Arizona.

C. Kent Coarsey, president and executive director of Children's Alliance of Hawaii, to director of development and alumni engagement at the University of Hawaii West Oahu.

Jed Colquhoun, fruit and vegetable production specialist, to interim associate dean of extension and outreach in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences and director of the agricultural and natural resources program at the University of Wisconsin-Extension.

Paul Dampier, director of digital initiatives in the university library at the University of Cambridge, to vice president for information technology and chief information officer at the Pace University New York Campus.

Nancy Davidson, director of the Cancer Institute at the University of Pittsburgh, to executive director of clinical oncology at the Fred Hutch/University of Washington Cancer Consortium.

Michael Durfee, assistant professor of history, to an additional post, director of the Africana and Black studies minor at Niagara University.

Michael Geisler, vice president for risk and compliance at Middlebury College, to president of Manhattanville College.

C. Parker Gibbs, deputy director of medical affairs and a professor of orthopaedic surgery, to chief medical officer at the University of Florida Health Shands.

Kimberly Gold, executive vice president and chief academic office at Isothermal Community College, to president of Robeson Community College.

Farrah-Marie Gomes, interim associate vice president for student affairs for the university system, to vice chancellor for student affairs at the University of Hawaii at Hilo.

Sedgwick Harris, vice president for student services at Kishwaukee College, to vice president for student affairs and enrollment at Northampton Community College.

Patricia Hurn, vice chancellor for research and innovation for the University of Texas system, to dean of the School of Nursing at the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor.

Benjamin Irvin, associate professor of history at the University of Arizona, to executive editor of the Organization of American Historians and associate professor of history at Indiana University at Bloomington.

Jon Kuhl, professor of electrical engineering, to interim associate dean of academic programs in the College of Engineering at the University of Iowa.

Keefe Manning, associate professor of biomedical engineering, to associate dean of academic affairs in the Schreyer Honors College at Pennsylvania State University at University Park.

Drew Martin, professor of marketing, to interim dean of the College of Business and Education at the University of Hawaii at Hilo.

Lisa Martin, professor of political science, to associate dean of the Graduate School at the University of Wisconsin at Madison.

Bruce Mathews, interim dean, to dean of the College of Agriculture, Forestry, and Natural Resource Management at the University of Hawaii at Hilo.

Mark McMullen, interim chief financial officer and controller, to chief financial officer at Tulsa Community College.

Kathleen Mote, president of the Madison campus, to interim chancellor of Ivy Tech Community College of Indiana - Columbus/Southeast Region.

Joyce Munro, director of budgets and planning for the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, to assistant dean of business operations in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at North Carolina State University.

Louise Nelson, senior vice president and assistant general counsel for Hilton Worldwide, to vice chancellor for legal affairs and associate general counsel at the University of California at Los Angeles.

Sarah Nutter, dean of the School of Business at George Mason University, to dean of the Charles H. Lundquist College of Business at the University of Oregon.

Michael Owens, associate chief technology officer at Eastern Washington University, to associate vice chancellor for alumni and communication strategies at the University of Arkansas at Monticello.

Stacy Pearson, vice president for finance and administration at Boise State University, to vice president for finance and administration at Washington State University.

Maria Perbellini, associate dean of graduate programs and a professor in the College of Architecture at Texas Tech University, to dean of the School of Architecture and Design at the New York Institute of Technology.

Rex Ramsier, interim provost and senior vice president, to provost and senior vice president at the University of Akron.

Greg Roth, professor of agronomy, to associate head of the department of plant science at Pennsylvania State University at University Park.

Elijah Scott, dean of libraries, college testing, and curriculum innovation at Georgia Highlands College, to executive director of the Florida Academic Library Services Cooperative at the University of West Florida Innovation Institute.

Cornelia Sewell-Allen, director of of multicultural affairs, to dean of student life at East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania.

Sarah Steele, head of research and instructional services, to associate dean of the library at Campbell University.

Tom Sudow, director of business development at the Cleveland Clinic Innovation Center, to director of the Burton D. Morgan Center for Entrepreneurial Studies in the Dauch College of Business and Economics at Ashland University.

Everick Sullivan, associate head coach at Eastern Kentucky University, to head coach for men's basketball at Lenoir-Rhyne University.

Tom Thompson, head and professor of crop and soil environmental sciences, to associate dean and director of international programs in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at Virginia Tech.

Zulma Toro-Ramos, interim chancellor and provost at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, to president of Central Connecticut State University.

Kelli Trosvig, vice president for information technology and chief information officer at the University of Washington, to vice president for information technology and chief information officer at the University of Michigan system.

Amitabh Varshney, director of the Institute for Advanced Computer Studies, to interim vice president for research at the University of Maryland.

Robert Wachter, interim chair, to chair of the department of medicine at the University of California at San Francisco.

Frederick Whitt, founding dean of the Beaver College of Health Sciences at Appalachian State University, to president of Lenoir-Rhyne University.

Matthew Wilson, interim president, to president of the University of Akron.

Karla Zarate-Ramirez, director of campaign, leadership, and planned gifts for the American Friends Service Committee, to executive director of development for the University of Hawaii-Manoa.

Resignations

Samir Khleif, director of the Georgia Cancer Center at Augusta University.

Jaekyung Lee, dean of the Graduate School of Education at the University at Buffalo, effective in 2017.

Wendy Scott, dean of the School of Law at Mississippi College, effective December 1.

Jeremy Travis, president of the City University of New York John Jay College of Criminal Justice, effective August 1.

Retirements

Hewitt Matthews, senior vice president for health sciences and dean of the College of Pharmacy at Mercer University, effective in 2017.

Maria Rose, president of Fairmont State University, effective June 30.

Deaths

George Adebisi Adebiyi, professor emeritus of mechanical engineering at Mississippi State University, died on October 8.

Kevin Basmadjian, dean of the School of Education at Quinnipiac University, died on October 23.

George Blake, 98, former professor of soil, water, and climate at the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities, died on August 11.

William G. Bowen, 83, former president of Princeton University, died on October 20 in Princeton, N.J.

Mary Cain, 91, professor emerita of education and professional development at Western Michigan University, died on October 1 in Kalamazoo, Mich.

Andre Delbecq, 80, former dean of business and administration and professor of business management at Santa Clara University, died on October 12.

Skye Donald, 43, professor of law at the University of California at Los Angeles, died on October 16.

Ira Dyer, 91, professor emeritus of ocean engineering at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, died on October 9.

Allison Everett, 51, exercise sciences lecturer at Georgia College and State University, died on October 10 in Milledgeville, Ga.

Lynn George, 89, former director of women's athletics and a professor in the department of human kinetics at George Washington University, died on October 1.

Gordon Goetemann, 83, former professor of art at the College of Saint Benedict/Saint John's University, died on September 29.

Jay Grosfeld, 81, professor and chairman emeritus of the surgery department at Indiana University School of Medicine, died on October 19.

Melvin Malcolm Grumbach, 90, former professor and chair of the department of pediatrics at the University of California at San Francisco, died on October 4.

Gordon Hamilton, 50, a professor in the School of Earth and Climate Sciences and a researcher with the Climate Change Institute at the University of Maine, died on October 22 in Antartica.

John Carnes Huffer, 84, former professor of law at Oklahoma City University, died on October 19 in Port Clinton, Ohio.

Patricia Hvidston, 72, former vice president for development and external relations at St. Catherine University, died on October 11 in Hovland, Minn.

Mark Jones, 88, professor emeritus of chemistry at Vanderbilt University, died on October 7.

Karl Kosloski, 66, former professor and chair of the department of gerontology at the University of Nebraska at Omaha, died on September 28.

Parker Marden, 77, former president of Manchester University, died on October 7 in Brunswick, Me.

Rev. James McGrath, 84, professor emeritus of biological sciences at the University of Notre Dame, died on October 24.

Leona Misto, 77, vice president for mission integration at Salve Regina University, died on October 17 in Newport, R.I.

Paul Stuart Peercy, 75, former dean of the College of Engineering and a professor emeritus at the University of Wisconsin at Madison, died on October 20 in Fitchburg, Wis.

Rouhollah Ramazani, 88, professor emeritus of government and foreign affairs at the University of Virginia, died on October 5.

James Ruebel, 71, dean of the Honors College and a professor of classical studies at Ball State University, died on October 9.

Mary Caroline Simpson, 56, professor of art history at Eastern Illinois University, died on October 25 in St. Louis.

Frank Graham Sommer, 70, professor emeritus of radiology at Stanford University, died on October 2.

E. Lynn Suydam, 75, former president of St. Louis Community College-Meramec, died on October 19.

Henry Thomas, 101, former dean of the Stanford School of Education at Stanford University, died on September 30 in Golden Valley, Minn.

Father Theodore Walters, 90, former dean of the College of Arts and Sciences at John Carroll University, died on September 9 in Nairobi, Kenya.

Harry Merrill Ward, 87, professor emeritus of history at the University of Richmond, died on October 4 in Richmond, Va.