Comings and Goings …
The University of Maine System name former Central Maine Power President David T. Flanagan to be president of the University of Southern Maine. In addition to leading the utility’s response to Maine’s 1998 Ice Storm, Flanagan served previously as assistant Maine attorney general and as chief legal counsel to Maine Gov. Joseph Brennan.
Former NEBHE delegate Tom Coderre was appointed senior advisor for the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration in the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Coderre was a Rhode Island state senator and served as chief of staff to Rhode Island Senate President M. Teresa Paiva Weed.
The Online Learning Consortium (OLC), formerly the Sloan Consortium, named Kathleen Ives as its CEO. Before joining OLC, Ives oversaw alternative instruction at Quinsigamond Community College in Massachusetts.