Late Summer Transplanting

Comings and Goings …

Colby-Sawyer College President Thomas C. Galligan Jr. announced he will step down after 10 years on June 30, 2016. Meanwhile, Colby-Sawyer appointed Muskingum University Vice President for Institutional Advancement Kathleen Bonavist to be vice president of advancement, succeeding Elizabeth Cahill, who held the post at Colby-Sawyer for 13 years.

Maine Maritime Academy named College of Idaho CFO Petra Carver to be the next CFO in Castine, and fundraiser Christopher J. Haley to be the academy’s next vice president for institutional advancement.

Susan Taffe Reed, an ethnomusicologist and president of the Eastern Delaware Nations, was named director of Dartmouth College’s Native American Program.

Dianne Mercier, president of People’s United Bank for New Hampshire, was elected chair of Rivier University’s Board of Trustees. Rivier also appointed Susan Langlois, a former CAO of the recently shuttered Marian Court College in Swampscott, Mass., as its new dean of the Division of Arts and Sciences.

Federal Reserve Bank of Boston President and CEO Eric Rosengren was named the next chair of the board of trustees at Colby College, his alma mater.

Bottom Line, the nonprofit outfit that supports low-income and first-generation students in  pursuing college degrees, named Virgil J. Jones Jr. to be its CEO. Jones is the current president of the nonprofit LINK Unlimited, dedicated to providing college-preparatory opportunities for economically disadvantaged African-American high school students. Greg Johnson, who was Bottom Line’s CEO since 2003, will now become its COO.


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