Common Core Backer to Lead College Board; Maine Development Foundation Prez Heads to Thomas; Former UMass Amherst Chancellor Ousted at LSU

David Coleman, a former McKinsey & Co. consultant and co-founder of Student Achievement Partners, will become president of the College Board in October 2012, succeeding Gaston Caperton, who announced plans to step down.

Maine Development Foundation President Laurie Lachance announced she would leave the position to become president of Thomas College in Waterville, Maine, effective July 1. The foundation named Ed Cervone, currently senior program director, to serve as its interim president.

Former University of Massachusetts Amherst Chancellor John Lombardi was removed from his position as president of the Louisana State University system. Lombardi left UMass Amherst in 2007 after publicly clashing with former UMass President Jack Wilson.


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