Executive Appointments for February 2018

by Leah Grubb

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College of Idaho Names Co-Presidents (Feb. 26, 2018)
The College of Idaho has named two new presidents, marking the first time in the school's history that the office will be occupied by co-presidents.

William & Mary Picks First Woman as President in 325 Years (Feb. 22, 2018)
William & Mary has named a woman to lead the university for the first time in its 325-year history. The school in Williamsburg, Virginia, said in a statement Tuesday that Smith College provost Katherine Rowe will become its 28th president.

Upstate NY Private College Names 19th President (Feb. 22, 2018)
Union College says a top Tufts University administrator will become its next president.

Harvard University Names Lawrence Bacow Its 29th President (Feb. 12, 2018)
Harvard University has named Lawrence Bacow its 29th president. Bacow served as president of Tufts University for a decade and is currently a leader-in-residence at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government's Center for Public Leadership.

College of Charleston Names Interim President; Search Panel (Feb. 9, 2018)
The College of Charleston has chosen retired administrator Steve Osborne to serve as interim president after retiring president Glenn McConnell steps down this summer.

New President Will Be First Woman to Lead Community College (Feb. 6, 2018)
A southwest Mississippi community college has chosen an insider as its new president. Trustees Thursday voted unanimously to name Jane Hulon as the eighth president of Copiah-Lincoln Community College.

MSU Official: Ex.-Gov. Engler to be Named Interim President (Feb. 1, 2018)
Former Gov. John Engler will be named the interim president of Michigan State University amid the fallout over sexual assaults committed by former sports doctor Larry Nassar, a high-ranking school official involved in the board of trustees' plan said Tuesday.

UCLA Dean Named 9th President of Quinnipiac University (Feb. 1, 2018)
Judy Olian, who currently serves as dean of UCLA's Anderson School of Management, will become Quinnipiac's first female president when she takes over for John Lahey, who will retire at the end of June.

Cleveland State University Names New President (Feb. 1, 2018)
Cleveland State University has named a new president to replace retiring president Ronald Berkman. The university's board of trustees on Monday appointed 54-year-old Harlan Sands, vice dean and chief financial officer of the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania as CSU's new president.

Victoria Chun Becomes First Female Athletic Director at Yale (Feb. 1, 2018)
Colgate Athletic Director Victoria Chun has been named as athletic director at Yale, the first woman to be appointed to the position at the university.