Former University of Connecticut President Michael Hogan resigned as president of the University of Illinois less than two years after he was hired to repair damage done by an admissions scandal. He will be succeeded by longtime university administrator Robert Easter, who reportedly agreed to do the job for two years.
University of Vermont trustees selected E. Thomas Sullivan, currently senior vice president for academic affairs and former provost of the University of Minnesota, to be the next UVM president, effective July 15.
The Sloan Consortium (Sloan-C) named Bruce Chaloux as its new executive director and CEO, succeeding John Bourne, who is retiring from the online learning association in March. The consortium also named Chief Knowledge Officer Janet Moore editor-in-chief of its Journal of Asynchronous Learning Networks. Chaloux joins Sloan-C from the Southern Regional Education Board (SREB) where he served as director of student access programs and services and founded the Electronic Campus, a 16-state consortia of 300 colleges and universities in the South, that make available more than 40,000 online courses and 2,000 degree programs.
The Massachusetts Board of Higher Education confirmed the appointment of John L. Cox as the next president of Cape Cod Community College, succeeding Kathleen Schatzberg upon her retirement at the end of June. Cox currently serves as vice president for finance, operations, and government relations at Harford Community College in Bel Air, Md.