Transitions: People in Academe


Michael A. Fitts, dean of the University of Pennsylvania’s law school, will become president of Tulane University on July 1, succeeding Scott Cowen, who will retire after a 16-year tenure.

Gbubemi Okotieuro has been appointed vice president for government relations at Berkeley College, in New York. He has been associate dean for government and external relations at Medgar Evers College of the City University