The Chronicle of Higher Education | Leadership & Governance http://chronicle.com/topic/Leadership-Governance/111/ Topics :: Leadership & Governance Sat, 19 Apr 2014 12:23:33 EDT <![CDATA[Dartmouth Chooses New Provost; Top Democrat on House Education Committee to Retire]]> http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/144089/ http://chronicle.com/article/Dartmouth-Chooses-New-Provost-/144089/ Carolyn Dever, a dean at Vanderbilt University, will become Dartmouth College's chief academic officer. Read about that and other job-related news.

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Mon, 20 Jan 2014 00:01:00 EST
<![CDATA[Kent State U. Chooses New President; Lehigh U. Chief to Lead Imperial College London]]> http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/143957/ http://chronicle.com/article/Kent-State-U-Chooses-New/143957/ Beverly J. Warren, provost of Virginia Commonwealth U., will become Kent State's president. Read about that and other job-related news.

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Mon, 13 Jan 2014 00:01:00 EST
<![CDATA[Charles M. Vest, Former MIT President, Dies at 72]]> http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/143819/ http://chronicle.com/article/Charles-M-Vest-Former-MIT/143819/ Mr. Vest, who led the Massachusetts Institute of Technology from 1990 to 2004, died on December 12. Read about that and other deaths in academe.

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Mon, 06 Jan 2014 00:01:00 EST
<![CDATA[Former Congresswoman to Lead Division of Private University System; Chancellor to Step Down to Become CEO of Gates Foundation]]> http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/143827/ http://chronicle.com/article/Former-Congresswoman-to-Lead/143827/ Shelley Berkley is the new chief executive and senior provost of part of the Touro College and University System. Read about that and other job-related news.

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Mon, 06 Jan 2014 00:01:00 EST
<![CDATA[U. of Louisiana System Chooses Provost; NIH Names Associate Director for Data Science]]> http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/143615/ http://chronicle.com/article/U-of-Louisiana-System-Chooses/143615/ The new provost, Karla Hughes, held a similar position at Morehead State University, in Kentucky. Read about that and other job-related news.

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Mon, 16 Dec 2013 00:01:00 EST
<![CDATA[Transitions: U. of Nebraska Taps New Chancellor for Its Medical Center; Michael Kammen, Historian, Dies at 77]]> http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/143499/ http://chronicle.com/article/Transitions-U-of-Nebraska/143499/ Jeffrey P. Gold will join Nebraska from the University of Toledo, where he led biosciences and health affairs. Read about that and other job-related news.

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Mon, 09 Dec 2013 00:01:00 EST
<![CDATA[Transitions: U. of North Texas About to Choose President; Stanford Recruits Stem-Cell Expert From U. of Tokyo]]> http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/143323/ http://chronicle.com/article/Transitions-U-of-North-Texas/143323/ Neal Smatresk, president of the University of Nevada at Las Vegas, is the sole finalist at North Texas. Read about that and other job news.

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Mon, 02 Dec 2013 00:01:00 EST
<![CDATA[Transitions: U. of Idaho Appoints New President; Kennedy Center President Moves to U. of Maryland]]> http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/143217/ http://chronicle.com/article/Transitions-U-of-Idaho/143217/ Chuck Staben, provost at the University of South Dakota, will lead the University of Idaho. Read about that and other job-related news.

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Mon, 25 Nov 2013 00:01:00 EST
<![CDATA[Doris Lessing and Frederick Sanger, Nobel Laureates, Die in Their 90s]]> http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/143235/ http://chronicle.com/article/Doris-LessingFrederick/143235/ Doris Lessing won her prize in literature, and Frederick Sanger won two prizes in chemistry. Read about that and other deaths in academe.

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Mon, 25 Nov 2013 00:01:00 EST
<![CDATA[Transitions: Businessman Chosen as Florida Chancellor; U. of Chicago Names Institute Director]]> http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/143067/ http://chronicle.com/article/Transitions-Businessman/143067/ Marshall M. Criser III, president of AT&T Florida, has been named the sole finalist for the Florida job. Read about that and other job-related news.

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Mon, 18 Nov 2013 00:01:00 EST
<![CDATA[Middle Georgia State College and Hendrix College Appoint New Presidents]]> http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/142905/ http://chronicle.com/article/Middle-Georgia-State-College/142905/ Christopher Blake will lead Middle Georgia, and William M. Tsutsui will lead Hendrix. Read about that and other job-related news.

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Mon, 11 Nov 2013 00:01:00 EST
<![CDATA[Transitions: U. of Chicago Provost to Lead Caltech; Penn State Gets New Engineering Dean]]> http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/142795/ http://chronicle.com/article/Transitions-U-of-Chicago/142795/ Thomas Rosenbaum will become president of the California Institute of Technology next July. Read about that and other job-related news.

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Mon, 04 Nov 2013 00:01:00 EST
<![CDATA[Congressional Advocate of HBCUs Dies at 77; Former Davidson College President Dies at 94]]> http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/142631/ http://chronicle.com/article/Congressional-Advocate-of/142631/ Major R. Owens, a Democrat who served in Congress from 1983 to 2007, worked to give historically black colleges a direct channel to federal funds.

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Mon, 28 Oct 2013 00:01:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Transitions: E. Gordon Gee to Lead Higher-Education Effort in Ohio; Community College of Denver Gets New President]]> http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/142633/ http://chronicle.com/article/Transitions-E-Gordon-Gee-to/142633/ Ohio's governor asked Mr. Gee, who led Ohio State University, to find ways to make college affordable. Read about that and other job-related news.

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Mon, 28 Oct 2013 00:01:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Transitions: U. of Chicago Official to Succeed Longtime Reed College Treasurer; Arcadia U. Gets New President]]> http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/142479/ http://chronicle.com/article/Transitions-U-of-Chicago/142479/ Lorraine Arvin will replace Edwin O. McFarlane, who has held the position at Reed for 35 years. Read about that and other job-related news.

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Mon, 21 Oct 2013 00:01:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Cancer Researcher Moves to Texas A&M; CUNY Finds a Dean of Journalism]]> http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/142295/ http://chronicle.com/article/Cancer-Researcher-Moves-to/142295/ And a counselor at CUNY moves to Princeton. Read about that and other job-related news.

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Mon, 14 Oct 2013 01:01:00 EDT
<![CDATA[EPA Official to Be New School Dean; Former Surgeon General Gets Endowed Chair]]> http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/142161/ http://chronicle.com/article/EPA-Official-to-Be-New-School/142161/ Michelle J. DePass, of the EPA, will lead the international-affairs school at the New School. Read about that and other job-related news.

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Mon, 07 Oct 2013 00:01:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Transitions: Arizona State's Provost to Lead U. of Florida's Online Effort; Science Historian Joins Harvard]]> http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/141945/ http://chronicle.com/article/Transitions-Arizona-States/141945/ Elizabeth D. Phillips will become executive director of the University of Florida's new online bachelor's-degree program. Read about that and other job-related news.

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Mon, 30 Sep 2013 00:01:00 EDT
<![CDATA[New Deans Are Named for U. of California at Davis's Medical School and Purdue's New Honors College]]> http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/141791/ http://chronicle.com/article/New-Deans-Are-Named-for-U-of/141791/ Rhonda Phillips, Purdue's new dean, comes from the honors college at Arizona State University. Read about that and other job-related news.

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Mon, 23 Sep 2013 00:01:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Transitions: Past President of U. of Maryland University College Goes to Drexel; Colby College Gets New Leader]]> http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/141607/ http://chronicle.com/article/Transitions-Past-President-of/141607/ Susan C. Aldridge has been appointed senior vice president for online learning at Drexel University. Read about that and other job-related news.

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Mon, 16 Sep 2013 00:01:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Albert Bartlett, Physics Professor Who Warned of Impact of Population Growth, Dies at 90; Other Deaths]]> http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/141621/ http://chronicle.com/article/Albert-Bartlett-Physics/141621/ Mr. Bartlett, who was on the faculty of the University of Colorado at Boulder, gave his famous lecture on the subject first in 1969 and repeated it 1,700 times.

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Mon, 16 Sep 2013 00:01:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Transitions: People in Academe]]> http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/141499/ http://chronicle.com/article/Transitions-People-in-Academe/141499/ Charles McConnell will lead Rice's effort to form partnerships with the energy industry to develop sustainable technologies. See other job-related news.

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Mon, 09 Sep 2013 00:01:00 EDT
<![CDATA[In Memoriam: Digital-Innovation Lab Founder Dies at 88; Recent Buffalo State College President Dies at 67]]> http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/141327/ http://chronicle.com/article/In-Memoriam-/141327/ Red Burns led a laboratory at New York University that trained many students for jobs at new-media companies. Read about that and other deaths in higher education.

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Tue, 03 Sep 2013 00:01:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Transitions: NSF Officer Takes Job at Johns Hopkins; Connecticut College to Get New President]]> http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/141335/ http://chronicle.com/article/Transitions-NSF-Officer-Takes/141335/ Antoinette WinklerPrins, formerly of the National Science Foundation, will work in environmental studies at Hopkins. Read other job-related news.

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Tue, 03 Sep 2013 00:01:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Elizabeth Jones, Harvard Art Conservationist, Dies at 94]]> http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/141045/ http://chronicle.com/article/Elizabeth-Jones-Harvard-Art/141045/ Ms. Jones was involved in the effort to preserve and restore the art of Venice after it was damaged by a flood in 1966.

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Mon, 12 Aug 2013 00:01:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Transitions: Former Michigan State Provost to Lead U. of California at Riverside; MIT Executive to Be Chief Fund Raiser at Smith College]]> http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/141051/ http://chronicle.com/article/Transitions-Former-Michigan/141051/ Kim A. Wilcox will fill the role once held by Timothy P. White, who now leads the California State University system. Read other job-related news.

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Mon, 12 Aug 2013 00:01:00 EDT