Comings and Goings …
Massachusetts Bay Community College Vice President for Strategic Planning and Partnership Advancement Yves Salomon-Fernandez was named interim president of the college, succeeding John O’Donnell who will retire this summer. Salomon-Fernandez has also served as executive officer for MassBay’s Framingham campus and authored several articles for NEJHE.
Rhode Island Gov. Gina M. Raimondo chose former middle school principal Ken Wagner, currently the senior deputy commissioner for education policy at the New York State Department of Education, to lead the Rhode Island Department of Education.
Cheryl A. Parks, a social work clinical care intervention expert who specializes in sexual minority identity development, was appointed dean of the Simmons School of Social Work.