Executive Appointments for October 2017

by Leah Grubb

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Regents Pick ISU Ag Dean as Next University President (Oct. 24, 2017)
The Iowa Board of Regents on Monday chose the dean of Iowa State University's agriculture college as the school's next president.

Virginia Names Carla Williams as New Athletic Director (Oct. 24, 2017)
The University of Virginia has named Carla Williams as its athletic director.

Briggs Named Mississippi Valley State University President (Oct. 20, 2017)
Jerryl Briggs will be the next president of Mississippi's smallest university. College Board trustees voted in closed session Thursday to elevate Briggs, acting president at Mississippi Valley State University since June, to the post without a broad search.

Provost Appointed Interim Chancellor at UNC Asheville (Oct. 20, 2017)
UNC Asheville Provost Joe Urgo has been appointed the school's interim chancellor.

Nebraska Picks Washington State AD to Head Athletics Program (Oct. 17, 2017)
Nebraska football fans longing to recapture the Cornhuskers' glorious past can be assured that the school's new athletic director knows his history.

Westminster College Announces Pick for New President (Oct. 17, 2017)
Westminster College has picked Fletcher Lamkin to take over as its next president later this year.

Elon University Board Picks Citadel Provost as New President (Oct. 10, 2017)
Officials at a North Carolina college have elected the provost at a South Carolina military college to become its new president.

Former South Carolina Schools Chief Could be Nation's No. 2 (Oct. 6, 2017)
This week, President Donald Trump announced his choice of Mick Zais as deputy secretary of education. The former South Carolina schools chief said Wednesday he's eager to help expand parental options if confirmed by the U.S. Senate. and that his goals align with those of his would-be boss, U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos.

University of Jamestown Names First Female President (Oct. 3, 2017)
The University of Jamestown has named a new president, and its first female leader.

Vermont's Castleton University Getting New President (Oct. 2, 2017)
A former college president from Pennsylvania is going to become the next president of Vermont's Castleton University.