University of Vermont trustees named former Provost A. John Bramley to serve as interim president, beginning Aug. 1. He will succeed Daniel Fogel, who is resigning the presidency after nine years in charge and will join the UVM faculty. Bramley, himself a longstanding member of the UVM faculty, served as acting president in 2006 when Fogel suffered from acute pancreatitis. From 2007 to 2011, Bramley was president of the Windham Foundation, the largest private foundation in Vermont.
The University of New Hampshire named former Provost Bruce L. Mallory to be interim director of the the university’s Carsey Institute for the next two years.
Mitchell Thomashow, who stepped down as president of Unity College earlier this month, took over as part-time director of the Second Nature Presidential Fellows Program, which is designed to help college leaders promote sustainability agendas on their campuses. Thomashow urged colleagues to share a prospectus for the fellows program with potential candidates.
Saint Joseph College appointed four new trustees: Patricia LeShane, CEO and co-founder of Sullivan & LeShane, which provides legislative and administrative lobbying, issues-oriented government affairs, public relations and strategic communications services; Nancy Matthews, chancellor of the Diocese of Bridgeport, which includes more than 460,000 registered Catholics in Fairfield County; Lewis Robinson Jr., an authority on antitrust law and legislative issues; and Christine Whitehead, an attorney and author.
Champlain College named Dave Strubler, formerly of Michigan’s Kettering University, to be dean of the college’s Division of Business.