Libby Gets the Permanent Label; Brown University Prof to Lead Heterodox Academy

By John O. Harney

Comings and Goings …

Betsy Libby

The Maine Community College System named Central Maine Community College interim President Betsy Libby to the permanent presidency of the Auburn-based community college. Libby had become interim president of the campus in summer 2020.

Political theorist and professor John Tomasi will depart Brown University after 25 years to serve as inaugural president of Heterodox Academy (HxA), a nonpartisan group dedicated to advocating for viewpoint diversity, open inquiry and constructive disagreement on campuses and in classrooms.

Clark University appointed Margo R. Foreman as vice president and chief officer of diversity, equity and inclusion, effective Oct. 15. Foreman has held similar posts at Iowa State University, and before that, at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis.

Clark University also appointed Kendall Isaac as its first-ever general counsel. Isaac—currently vice president, general counsel and assistant to the president for special initiatives at Dickinson College—will serve as Clark’s chief legal officer, as well as vice president, secretary of the university and assistant secretary of the Clark Board of Trustees.

Maurice Hall, recent dean and professor at the College of New Jersey School of the Arts and Communication, joined Bennington College as provost.


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