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CC System of NH Names Interim Chancellor to Succeed Gittell; U Bridgeport Prez Leaves After Less Than Two Years in Charge

Comings and Goings … The Community College System Board of Trustees named recently retired Manchester Community College President Susan Huard to lead the system as interim chancellor for one year after the departure of Chancellor Ross Gittell later this year. Brian Bicknell was appointed to permanently replace Huard at Manchester Community College, where he has… Read more »

Economist, Community College Chancellor Gittell to Lead Bryant University

Comings and Goings … The Bryant University Board of Trustees announced that after an extensive national search it has appointed distinguished economist and economic development expert Ross Gittell, who is currently chancellor of the Community College System of New Hampshire, as the university’s next president. Gittell will succeed Ronald K. Machtley, a former member of… Read more »

Ross Gittell Named NH Community College Chancellor

Trustees of the Community College System of New Hampshire (CCSNH) appointed University of New Hampshire economist Ross Gittell to be the system’s new chancellor. Gittell will assume the post in February, succeeding J. Bonnie Newman, who has served as interim chancellor since August, while the national search for a permanent chancellor was underway. A distinguished… Read more »

UMass Boston Names New Biz School Dean … Maine Loses an Education-Economic Development Leader

Comings and Goings … The University of Massachusetts Boston named University of South Dakota business school dean Venky Venkatachalam as the next dean of its College of Management. Venkatachalam will assume the Boston dean’s position from current interim dean Arindam Bandopadhyaya. Previously, as a professor and associate dean at the University of New Hampshire’s Peter… Read more »

Changing School Leaders

Comings and Goings … Connecticut Gov. Ned Lamont named New Haven Housing Authority President Karen DuBois-Walton to chair the Connecticut State Board of Education. DuBois-Walton, the former chief of staff for John DeStefano Jr., New Haven’s longest-serving mayor, will succeed Allan Taylor. Boston Public Schools Superintendent Brenda Cassellius announced she will step down at the… Read more »

Granite State College Prez to Lead NH Community College System

Comings and Goings … The Community College System of NH (CCSNH) Board of Trustees named Granite State College (GSC) President Mark Rubinstein to be the system’s next chancellor, succeeding Susan Huard who plans to retire. CCSNH Chair Kathy Bogle Shields, who led the search, said Rubinstein made GSC one of the “most transfer-friendly institutions for… Read more »

Two NH Community College Leaders Stepping Down

Coming and Goings … Pelema I. Morrice stepped down as president of Great Bay Community College in New Hampshire after one year in the position. Community College System of NH Chancellor Ross Gittell was expected to recommend Cathryn Addy as interim president, subject to approval by the system’s board of trustees. Addy served one year… Read more »

Community College System of New Hampshire to Participate in High Value Credentials for New England Initiative

The Community College System of New Hampshire (CCSNH) will participate in the High Value Credentials for New England (HVCNE) initiative, a project launched in May 2018 by the New England Board of Higher Education (NEBHE) and Credential Engine with support from the Lumina Foundation. CCSNH will join the University of Maine and Maine Community College… Read more »

On the Road Again … Talkin’ Policy with Our Friends

NEBHE’s Policy & Research Team has been on the road this fall sharing current work and gathering valuable insights on these projects from our New England higher education colleagues. Here are just a few of our stops … Street creds? On Oct. 24, Candace Williams, director for strategic initiatives, and Stafford Peat, senior consultant, engaged a full… Read more »

Career Coaching and Connecting: Improving the Talent Pipeline from New England Colleges to New England Employment

New England colleges and universities are often presented as a source of economic advantage in the New England states for providing a strong talent pool for regional employers. Yet, many state officials and others are questioning the efficacy of colleges and universities in serving regional labor market needs, as employers across New England are currently… Read more »