R. Mark Sullivan, who stepped down as president of the College of Saint Rose on June 30, will lead the development of the new R. Mark Sullivan Institute for Leadership in Higher Education there. The institute is expected to offer certificate and degree programs for those who aspire to top campus and system positions.
Lloyd B. Minor, provost of the Johns Hopkins University, will become dean of the Stanford University School of Medicine on December 1. He will succeed Philip A. Pizzo, who has led the school for 11 years.
Mary Elizabeth Magill, vice dean of the University of Virginia School of Law and a professor there, will become dean of Stanford Law School on September 1. She will succeed Larry Kramer, who is going to lead the William and Flora Hewitt Foundation.
Sarah R. Pearson, chief development officer of the Broad Institute at Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, will become vice president for college advancement at Bates College at the end of August.
Clifford Kuhn, an associate professor of history at Georgia State University, will become the first full-time executive director of the Oral History Association, which is moving to Georgia State from Dickinson College in January.
Joseph M. DeSimone, a professor of chemistry at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill who is also a professor of chemical engineering at North Carolina State University, is the new director of the Chapel Hill campus's Frank Hawkins Kenan Institute of Private Enterprise, which does research and other projects to drive economic growth.
Shlomo Bentin, a professor of psychology at Hebrew University who won the Israel Prize for psychology last April, was killed in Berkeley, Calif., on July 13 in a collision between his bicycle and a truck. He was 65. The accident occurred near the University of California at Berkeley, where Mr. Bentin was serving as a guest lecturer and doing research on face recognition. His contributions to cognitive neuropsychology include developing tests to diagnose reading difficulties.