Comings and Goings …
Mark Huddleston announced he will retire as president of the University of New Hampshire at the end of the 2017-18 academic year, leaving as the longest-serving president in the university’s 150-year history.
The State Higher Education Executive Officers (SHEEO) association appointed Robert E. Anderson, the interim chief academic officer for the University System of Georgia and former chancellor for policy and planning at the West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission, to be SHEEO president starting in August. He will succeed George Pernsteiner, who announced his retirement earlier this year.
Former Connecticut state Senate Leader Donald E. Williams Jr. was named executive director of the Connecticut Education Association, succeeding Mark Waxenberg as leader of the state’s largest teachers union.
Tufts University named Dina Deitsch of the Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts at Harvard University to be the new director and chief curator at Tufts, where she will be responsible for operations at the Tufts University Art Gallery on the Medford/Somerville campus and the exhibition spaces at the Boston campus of the School of the Museum of Fine Arts at Tufts University.