New College and NGO Chiefs


Comings and Goings …

David J. Chard, dean of the Annette Caldwell Simmons School of Education and Human Development at Southern Methodist University, was named the 14th president of Wheelock College, effective July 1.

The Maine Community College System Board of Trustees appointed Lisa Larson, who currently serves as vice president for academic and student affairs at Minnesota’s Hennepin Technical College, to be the next president of Eastern Maine Community College in Bangor.

The University of Rhode Island named Barbara E. Wolfe, associate dean for research and professor at the Connell School of Nursing at Boston College, to be the dean of URI’s College of Nursing.

Kyle Dodson, director of Champlain College’s Center for Service and Civic Engagement and member of the Burlington, Vt. school board, was named president and CEO of the Greater Burlington YMCA.

Horizons for Homeless Children, a New England nonprofit dedicated to combating family homelessness, appointed former early educator and Bank of Boston strategist Kate Barrand to be its president and CEO.

Communities In Schools President Dan Cardinali was appointed to be the new president and CEO of Independent Sector, the DC-based global leadership forum for nonprofits, foundations and corporate giving programs.



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