Among recent comings and goings on New England campuses, Kenneth W. Freeman, former CEO of Quest Diagnostics Inc., was appointed dean of Boston University’s School of Management. Freeman also chairs the board of trustees at Bucknell University and is an executive-in-residence at Columbia Business School.
Harvard Business School also welcomes a new dean, Nitin Nohria, who served as co-chair of the Leadership Initiative and senior associate dean of faculty development and has co-authored books in business leadership.
Ralph J. Hexter announced he will resign as Hampshire College president. Hexter was one of the nation’s first openly gay college presidents.
The College Crusade of Rhode Island announced that Todd D. Flaherty of South Kingstown would become full-time president & CEO, after serving a year as the organization’s part-time interim president & CEO. From 1995 to 2007, he was Rhode Island’s deputy commissioner of education, where he helped develop and implement the state’s school reform initiatives. Before that, he was principal of two award-winning high schools.