Connecticut’s Levinson Retiring; Conway Leaving UMaine Law for Penn State; New Leader at All4Ed

By John O. Harney

Comings and Goings …


The Connecticut State Colleges and Universities system announced that David Levinson will retire from his positions as president of Norwalk Community College and vice president of community colleges for the system on June 30. He will serve as Presidential Fellow from July 1 to June 30, 2020. NEBHE honored Levinson’s accomplishments with a 2018 Excellence Award.


Danielle Conway is leaving the deanship of the University of Maine School of Law to lead Penn State’s Dickinson Law in July. Since becoming UMaine Law’s dean in 2015, she has launched the Rural Lawyer Project to increase the number of lawyers serving rural Maine and the PLUS program to provide leadership opportunities for underrepresented students.


The national Alliance for Excellent Education (All4Ed) announced that Deborah (Deb) Delisle will replace former West Virginia Gov. Bob Wise as the group’s next president and CEO on Feb. 1. Delisle has more than 40 years of experience as a teacher, principal, curriculum coordinator and superintendent, serving most recently as CEO of ASCD (the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development) and assistant secretary of elementary and secondary education in the Obama administration.







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