Trinity College named Tufts University Dean Joanne Berger-Sweeney to be its 22nd president … and the first African-American and first woman to hold the post.
The University System of New Hampshire selected Roxanne Gonzales, an academic dean and professor at Regis University in Denver, to be the next president of Granite State College. Gonzales served as a director of Prior Learning Assessment at Granite State College from 1994 to 2001.
, Vermont State Colleges director of community relations and public policy, was appointed to be acting president of Vermont Technical College, succeeding Philip Conroy who will retire, effective Nov. 15.
Educause President and CEO Diana G. Oblinger announced she’ll retire in March 2015. Oblinger has been president of the 2,400-member education-technology consortium since 2008. In October 2012, Oblinger addressed more than 400 New England educators gathered by NEBHE on the topic of Game Changers Revolutionizing Higher Education.