Bridgewater State University President Dana Mohler-Faria announced that he would step down on June 30, 2015, at the end of the 2014-15 academic year.
FAME (the Finance Authority of Maine) named Bruce Wagner to a four-year term as CEO. Wagner has been an executive with W.R. Grace, Barber Foods and Martin’s Point Health Care.
President Obama appointed Yale psychologist and Comer School Development Program founder James Comer to the President’s Advisory Commission on Educational Excellence for African Americans. Comer wrote for NEJHE (then called Connection) about the “future of New England’s economic and civic development.”