Susan C. Aldridge, a senior fellow at the American Association of State Colleges and Universities, has been appointed senior vice president for online learning at Drexel University, in Philadelphia. She was president of the University of Maryland University College, a pioneer in distance learning, from 2006 to 2012.
Hilary Pennington, a former director of education, postsecondary success, and special initiatives at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, will become vice president for the Ford Foundation's program on education, creativity, and free expression on October 1. The assignment had been the responsibility of Darren Walker, the foundation's new president.
Kent D. Syverud, dean of Washington University in St. Louis's School of Law, will be the next chancellor and president of Syracuse University. He will begin next January, succeeding Nancy Cantor, who will become chancellor of Rutgers University at Newark.
David A. Greene, executive vice president at the University of Chicago, will become president of Colby College, a liberal-arts institution in Maine, on July 1, 2014. He will succeed William D. Adams, who has led Colby since 2000 and will retire.
Genie Gertz, who was dean of the deaf-studies division at Ohlone College, in California, is the new dean of the College of Arts and Sciences at Gallaudet University.
Karen Schuster Webb, associate provost for community engagement at Alliant International University, will be the next president of Antioch University Midwest, in Ohio. She will join the university on November 1 as provost and will become president on January 1, 2014, when Ellen W. Hall, the current president, retires.
John D. Haeger, who has been president of Northern Arizona University since 2001, says he plans to step down when his contract ends, in June 2015.
Wendell E. Pritchett will step down as chancellor of Rutgers University at Camden on June 30, 2014, and return to the faculty. He has led the institution since 2009 and successfully resisted a proposal by the governor of New Jersey to exclude the small campus from the Rutgers system and merge it with Rowan University.
Carlos Campo, who succeeded the evangelist Pat Robertson as president of Regent University, in 2010, stepped down this month. The university said it was Mr. Campo's decision to leave immediately, but offered no explanation for his departure.