Posts Tagged: Comings and Goings

Another Chair for Raimondo … and D’Allesandro

[caption id="attachment_10637" align="alignright" width="233"] Raimondo[/caption] Comings and Goings ... Rhode Island Gov. Gina Raimondo, who chaired NEBHE's Commission on Higher Education & Employability, was elected chair of the Democratic Governors Association. New Hampshire state Sen. Lou D'Allesandro, a former NEBHE delegate and chair, was elected national chair of the Council of...

Fall Changes

[caption id="attachment_10572" align="alignright" width="255"] Mahoney[/caption] Comings and Goings ... Mary Ellen Mahoney, who recently served as executive director of graduate and extended studies programs at St. Joseph’s University, in Philadelphia, was named dean of Becker College’s School of Graduate & Professional Studies. Ben Barnes, formerly Connecticut Gov. Dannel P. Mall...

WICHE Appoints Second Woman to Lead a Higher Ed Compact; Goddard Names New Prez

[caption id="attachment_10525" align="alignleft" width="200"] Michelau[/caption] Comings and Goings ... The Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education (WICHE) appointed Demarée Michelau to be president of the regional interstate higher education compact, serving 16 Western members, including U.S. states, territories, and freely associated states and their 80 million residents. She j...

Former U.S. Ed Chief Spellings to Leave Helm of UNC System Mid-Contract

[caption id="attachment_10377" align="alignleft" width="216"] Spellings[/caption] Comings and Goings ... Former U.S. Secretary of Education Margaret Spellings will step down as president of the 17-campus University of North Carolina System on March 1, 2019, only three years into her five-year contract. Spellings wrote for NEJHE (then called Connection) about the national Commission on the Fu...

DiSalvo to Step Down as Saint Anselm Prez

[caption id="attachment_10351" align="alignleft" width="350"] DiSalvo[/caption] Comings and Goings ... Steven R. DiSalvo announced he will step down as president of Saint Anselm College on June 30, 2019 after six years in charge. DiSalvo wrote for NEJHE on Higher Education Affordability: Two Approaches. Rick Lord announced he plans to retire next year as president of Associated Industries...

Professor Malloy

[caption id="attachment_10349" align="alignleft" width="520"] Malloy[/caption] Comings and Goings ... When his eight years as governor of Connecticut end in January 2019, Dannel P. Malloy will serve as a visiting law professor at Boston College, his alma mater. Malloy announced he would not seek reelection in 2018. He wrote for NEJHE on The Future of Higher Education in Connecticut and was a...

Busteed on to Kaplan, New Sheriff in Town at Quincy

Busteed Comings and Goings ... Brandon Busteed, head of education and workforce development at Gallup for the past seven years, joined Kaplan Inc. in the new role of President, University Partners, Kaplan North America. He will oversee Kaplan’s university partnerships, leveraging assets from across the company’s education offerings, including: international student recruiting, pa...

Ed Reform Groups Announce Leadership Changes

Gordon Comings and Goings ... Subira Gordon, the former executive director of the Connecticut General Assembly’s Commission on Equity and Opportunity, was named executive director of ConnCAN, succeeding Jennifer Alexander as the leader of the nonprofit education advocacy group, which was founded in 2005 as the Connecticut Coalition for Achievement Now. [caption id="attachment_34000"...

Midwest Group Is First of Regional Higher Ed Compacts to Name Female Leader

Heegaard Comings and Goings ... The Midwestern Higher Education Compact (MHEC) named Susan Heegaard as its president-elect. Currently a senior consultant for HCM Strategists and the Lumina Foundation Strategy Labs, the former commissioner/director of the Minnesota Office of Higher Education will become the first woman to lead one of the U.S. interstate higher education compacts. Babson Co...

NH Community Colleges Add Addy

Addy Comings and Goings ... The board of trustees of the Community College System of NH (CCSNH) appointed Cathryn Addy as interim president of NHTI, Concord’s Community College, for the duration of the academic year, Sept. 10, 2018 to May 2019, while the system searches for a successor. Addy is president emeritus of Tunxis Community College, the Farmington, Conn., community college she...