Brown University Dean Mandel Named Williams College Prez; Fed’s Poore to Lead New Hampshire Humanities


Comings and Goings …

Maud S. Mandel, dean of the college and professor of history and Judaic studies at Brown University, was named president of Williams College, succeeding Protik (Tiku) Majumder, who has served as interim president since Adam F. Falk left the Williams presidency after eight years to be president of the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation.

Massachusetts College of Art and Design Executive VP Kurt T. Steinberg was named president of the Montserrat College of Art in Beverly, Mass., beginning July 1. Steinberg will succeed retiring President Stephen D. Immerman, who led the college for nine years and wrote for NEJHE about integrating the arts with STEM fields.

Hartford Seminary named Joel N. Lohr, currently dean of religious life at University of the Pacific in Stockton, Calif., to be the seminary’s next president, succeeding Heidi Hadsell, who is retiring after leading the seminary for 18 years.

Anthony Poore, director of Regional and Community Outreach at the Federal Reserve Bank in Boston, was named executive director of New Hampshire Humanities. Poore has written for NEJHE about the Boston Fed’s consumer programs in Counterbalancing Student Debt with “Asset Empowerment” and Economic Mobility and Baby Talk: Children’s Savings Accounts Mark New Frontier in Paying for College.

Endicott College appointed John’s Hopkins University associate dean John Caron to be the college’s provost.

Kathryn Edney, who has served roles at Bowdoin College, Plymouth State University and the University of New England, was named dean of the School of Arts and Sciences at Regis.


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