Darrell Allison, vice president for governmental affairs and state teams at the American Federation for Children, has been named chancellor of Fayetteville State University. He will replace Peggy Valentine, who has served as interim chancellor since July 2019.
José Luis Cruz, executive vice chancellor and university provost at the City University of New York, has been named the finalist for president of Northern Arizona University.
Brian O. Hemphill, president of Radford University, has been named president of Old Dominion University. He will succeed John R. Broderick, who will retire.
The Rev. Joseph G. Marina, provost and vice president for academic affairs at Le Moyne College, has been named president of the University of Scranton. He will succeed Rev. Scott R. Pilarz, who will step down this summer.
C. Andrew (Andy) McGadney, vice president and dean of student advancement at Colby College, has been named president of Knox College. He will succeed Teresa Amott, who plans to step down in June.
Vann Newkirk Sr., interim president of Fisk University, has been named to the post permanently. He became interim president in August 2020, after Kevin Rome’s departure.
Amy C. Novak, president of Dakota Wesleyan University, will become president of St. Ambrose University in August.
Vincent D. Rougeau, dean of the law school at Boston College, has been named president of College of the Holy Cross. He will succeed Rev. Philip L. Boroughs, who plans to step down in June.
Dennis Bailey-Fougnier, president of Blue Mountain Community College, in Oregon, has stepped down. He was diagnosed with cancer last year, and decided to resign to focus on his health.
L. Randolph Lowry, president of Lipscomb University since 2005, plans to step down this summer.
Eric J. Barron, president of Pennsylvania State University since 2014, plans to retire in June 2022.
Daniel A. DiBiasio, president of Ohio Northern University since 2011, plans to retire on June 30, 2022.
Angeline Godwin, president of Patrick Henry Community College, plans to retire on July 1.
The Rev. Brian Linnane, president of Loyola University Maryland since 2005, plans to retire at the end of the 2021-22 academic year.
Geraldine M. Perri, the first woman to serve as superintendent/president of Citrus College, plans to retire on July 1.
Steven J. Scheinman, president and dean of Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine since 2012, plans to retire at the end of 2021.
Tony Waldrop, president of the University of South Alabama since 2014, plans to retire.
CHIEF ACADEMIC OFFICERS
Ravi Bellamkonda, dean of the Pratt School of Engineering at Duke University, will become provost and executive vice president at Emory University in July.
Matt Cecil, interim provost and senior vice president for academic affairs at Minnesota State University at Mankato, has been named provost and executive vice president for academic affairs at Northern Kentucky University.
Kerop Janoyan, dean of the Graduate School at Clarkson University, has been named provost and vice president for academic affairs at University of LaVerne.
Michael Lewis, interim provost at Saint Louis University since July 2020, has been named to the post permanently.
Eric Link, provost and senior vice president for academic and student affairs at the University of Houston-Downtown, will become provost and vice president for academic affairs at the University of North Dakota on July 1.
Julia Chinyere Oparah, provost and dean of the faculty at Mills College, has been named provost and vice president for academic affairs at the University of San Francisco.
OTHER TOP ADMINISTRATORS
Raymond Barclay, president of Enrollment x Design LLC, an enrollment and academic planning consulting firm, has been named chief planning officer at Albion College.
Gary Black, former chief financial officer at Finlandia University, has been named chief financial officer at Albion College.
Kimberly P. Blair, assistant vice president of advancement for Roanoke at Virginia Tech, has been named vice president for resource development at Roanoke College.
Shantay Bolton, vice president and deputy chief operating officer at Tulane University, has been named executive vice chancellor for administration and chief administrative officer at Washington University in St. Louis.
Mary Alice Boyd, interim chief financial officer at Queens University of Charlotte since July 2020, has been named to the post permanently.
Sheleta Camarda-Webb, associate director of on-campus living and director of the Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at California University of Pennsylvania, has been named interim chief diversity, equity, and inclusion officer.
Laura Renée Chandler, director of the Center for Diversity and Community at the University of South Dakota, has been named the first vice president for diversity, equity, and inclusion at Oglethorpe University.
Amy Falls, chief investment officer at Rockefeller University, has been named vice president and chief investment officer at Northwestern University. She is the first woman to hold this position.
Samuel Garrison, chief of staff to the chair of the Board of Trustees and as a special advisor to the president at the University of Southern California, has been named senior vice president for university relations.
Martin Hanifin, former vice president for finance and operations and chief financial officer at Bethany College, in Kansas, has been named vice president for finance and chief financial officer at Norwich University.
John Harman, vice chancellor for finance and administration at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center-New Orleans, will become vice president for finance and administration at Oregon Institute of Technology on March 1.
Kyle Henley, vice president for university communications at the University of Oregon, has been named senior vice president of communications at the University of Southern California.
Steven Lambert, assistant director of university admissions at New Jersey City University, has been named vice president for inclusive enrollment at Blackburn College.
Christopher Manning, assistant provost for academic diversity at Loyola University Chicago, will become the first chief inclusion and diversity officer at the University of Southern California on March 1.
Juan A. McGruder, senior vice president and chief development officer at Junior Achievement of Georgia, has been named vice president for advancement at Oglethorpe University.
Richard Rams, dean of student support services, kinesiology and athletics at Cypress College, has been named vice president for student services at Citrus College.
Karl Reid, executive director of the National Society of Black Engineers, has been named the first chief inclusion officer at Northeastern University.
Robert Robinson, director of multicultural student affairs at the University of North Georgia, has been named the first vice president for diversity, equity, and inclusion at Northampton Community College, in Pennsylvania.
Rebecca L. Sandidge, chief of staff in the Goizueta Business School at Emory University, has been named chief of staff at Oglethorpe University.
Eunice Tarver, assistant vice president and Northeast Campus provost at Tulsa Community College, has been named vice president for student success and equity.
Timothy J. Walsh, a former associate vice president for marketing and communications at the State University of New York College at Buffalo, has been named executive director of enrollment marketing and digital strategy for the Daytona Beach, FL; Prescott, AZ; and Worldwide campuses of Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University.
Judith Cone, vice chancellor for innovation, entrepreneurship and economic development at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, plans to retire in April.
Afra Ahmed Hersi, chair of the teacher education department in the School of Education at Loyola University Maryland, has been named interim dean of the school.
Johanna Kalb, associate dean of administration and special initiatives in the College of Law at Loyola University New Orleans, has been named dean of the College of Law at the University of Idaho.
Mitchell S. McKinney, a professor of communication and director and founder of the Political Communication Institute at the University of Missouri, has been named dean of the Buchtel College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Akron.
Janna Scarborough, interim dean of the Clemmer College at East Tennessee State University, has been named to the post permanently.
Whitney Soule, senior vice president and dean of admissions and student aid at Bowdoin College, will become vice provost and dean of admissions at the University of Pennsylvania on July 1.
Toni Bennett, chair of graduate programs for the business school and an associate professor of marketing at Lincoln Memorial University, has been named the first associate provost for online strategy at Spartanburg Methodist College.
Adrian Franco, director of community development finance and an officer for the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, has been named the inaugural executive director of the Frank J. Guarini Institute for International Studies at New Jersey City University.
Garrett Gilmer, director of the counseling center at Bowling Green State University, has been named director of Counseling and Psychological Services at Northwestern University.
Anne Hubbell, a professor of communication studies at New Mexico State University, has been named associate dean of the William Conroy Honors College.
Allison Hubel, a professor in the department of mechanical engineering and director of the Biopreservation Core Resource at the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities, has been named director of the university’s Technological Leadership Institute.
Jeffrey James, director of security at Seneca Valley School District and a former U.S. Secret Service special agent, has been named chief of police at Robert Morris University, in Pennsylvania.
Wendy C. Kooken, an associate professor of nursing at Illinois Wesleyan University, will become director of the School of Nursing at Millikin University on August 1.
Ryan McClarnon, director of admissions at the University of Indianapolis, has been named director of admissions at Franklin College of Indiana.
Erin McGlothlin, a professor of German and chair of the department of Germanic languages and literatures and a professor of Jewish studies in the department of Jewish, Islamic and Middle Eastern studies at Washington University in St. Louis, has been named vice dean of undergraduate affairs in the College of Arts & Sciences.
Andrea Orzoff, an associate professor of history at New Mexico State University, has been named director of the Office of National Scholarship and International Education.
Ian Owens, deputy director of the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, has been named executive director of the Lab of Ornithology at Cornell University.
Andrew Rosner, director of the Mark Cuban Center for Sports Media and Technology at Indiana University, has been named the first director of digital fluency at Franklin College, in Indiana.
Mollie Yoder, director of marketing and membership at the Pocket Testament League, a Christian nonprofit, and a former director of marketing at Liberty University, has been named associate vice president of marketing and communications at Trevecca Nazarene University.
Harry Sheehy, athletic director at Dartmouth College, plans to retire.
Earl Buford, chief executive of the Pittsburgh-based workforce development organization Partner4Work, has been named president of the Council for Adult and Experiential Learning.
Scott Durand, senior vice president and general manager of learning solutions at Stride, Inc. and former senior vice president and director of workforce partnerships at Southern New Hampshire University, has been named chief executive of the Association of College and University Educators.
Mary Catherine Bateson, the author of Composing at Life (1989) and a professor emerita of anthropology and English at George Mason University and a visiting scholar in the Center on Aging & Work at Boston College, died on January 2. She was 81. Bateson was the only child of Margaret Mead, and wrote about her parents in her memoir With a Daughter’s Eye: A Memoir of Margaret Mead and Gregory Bateson (1984).
Donald McCarty, a professor emeritus and former dean of the School of Education at the University of Wisconsin at Madison, died on February 1. He was 99. McCarty led the school from 1966 to 1975.
Bryan Monroe, a professor in the Klein College of Media and Communication at Temple University, died on January 13. He was 55.
Mike Yopp, a professor in the Hussman School of Journalism and Media at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, died on January 28. He was 79.