Comings and Goings …
Maine’s Good Will-Hinckley school rescinded its offer to House Speaker Mark Eves to be the next president of the organization. The Bangor Daily News reported that the Democrat from North Berwick signed an employment contract in late May, “prompting a scathing response from Republican Gov. Paul LePage, who argued in a letter to Good Will-Hinckley that Eves’ prior opposition to charter schools should disqualify him from the position.” The Pine Tree Watchdog covered the flap in more detail.
Massachusetts officials confirmed Captain Francis X. McDonald as the 38th president of the Massachusetts Maritime Academy, succeeding Rear Admiral Richard G. Gurnon.
Bay State College appointed Senthil Kumar to be vice president of enrollment management, effective July 6.
Keene State College named East Stroudsburg University communications studies professor Glenn Geiser-Getz to be associate provost, effective July 13.
The American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU) named Mary Evans Sias, the former president of Kentucky State University, a historically black university, to be director of AASCU’s Millennium Leadership Initiative, a professional development programs for senior leaders in higher education.
Boston Public Library President Amy E. Ryan resigned after eight years, amid concerns about two valuable pieces of art reported missing from the region’s largest public library. The prints were later found misfiled by a library employee.
Rhode Island Gov. Gina M. Raimondo designated Gilbane Building Co. Executive VP Daniel P. McConaghy as chair of the Council on Elementary and Secondary Education and Rhode Island School of Design prof William Foulkes as chair of the Council on Post-Secondary Education.