Comings and Goings …
The University of Miami appointed Dr. Julio Frenk, current dean of faculty at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and Mexico’s former minister of health, to be its next president, succeeding Donna E. Shalala, who led the university since 2001 and before that, was the longest-serving U.S. secretary of health and human services.
The Greater Boston Chamber named Massachusetts Convention Center Authority Executive Director James Rooney to be the chamber’s next president and CEO.
The Goddard College Board of Trustees appointed Robert P. Kenny as the 11th president of the college, where he has been interim leader since April 30, 2014.
Suffolk University appointed current Villanova University associate dean Maria Toyoda to be dean of Suffolk’s College of Arts & Sciences.
Rhode Island School of Design appointed interim Provost Pradeep Sharma to be permanent provost.
Tufts University’s Jonathan M. Tisch College of Citizenship and Public Service named Kei Kawashima-Ginsberg the new director of the Center for Information and Research on Civic Learning & Engagement (CIRCLE), succeeding Peter Levine, who is now Tisch College’s associate dean for research.