Comings and Goings …
The State University of New York (SUNY) appointed Connecticut State Community Colleges Vice President for Enrollment Management and Student Affairs Alison Buckley as the next president of SUNY Ulster, succeeding Alan Roberts who has led the university since 2015.
Thomas College hired Chelsea Moeller as its new vice president for advancement. Moeller recently served as director of donor engagement and capital projects for the Children’s Center, an early intervention and family support services organization for children with special needs based in Augusta, Maine, and as director of donor engagement at Kennebec Valley Humane Society.
The Maine Center for Public Interest Reporting appointed retired foreign service officer Micaela Schweitzer-Bluhm as the new executive director of the center and The Maine Monitor. Schweitzer-Bluhm has held public affairs posts at various U.S. consulates in the Middle East and Southeast Europe, most recently leading the U.S. Department of State Recruitment Division.
Karen Mittelman announced she will step down as executive director of the Vermont Arts Council, after leading the state’s primary arts advocacy organization for five years, including through the unexpected challenges created by Covid-19. Mittelman previously served as director of the Division of Public Programs at the National Endowment for the Humanities.