William D. Schafer, a veteran student life administrator, has been named West Virginia University’s new vice president of student life, effective March 1, President Gordon Gee announced Friday (Jan. 16).
Michael D. Amiridis, executive vice president for academic affairs and provost at the University of South Carolina in Columbia, was named chancellor of the University of Illinois at Chicago Thursday, pending formal approval by the Board of Trustees at its Jan. 15 meeting.
Melanie D. Wilson, professor of law, associate dean for academic affairs, and director of diversity and inclusion at the University of Kansas School of Law, will be the new dean of the University of Tennessee College of Law.
Timothy L. Killeen, vice chancellor for research and president of the Research Foundation of the State University of New York (SUNY), was named the 20th president of the University of Illinois on Wednesday, pending formal approval by the Board of Trustees at its Jan. 15 meeting in Chicago.
After a national search, the University of Alabama at Birmingham has named G. Allen Bolton Jr., MPH, MBA, as vice president for Financial Affairs and Administration.
Following a nationwide search, officials at West Texas A&M University have named Sherri A. Bays the University's new vice president for business and finance, pending approval by The Texas A&M University System Board of Regents.
The University of South Florida has named Robert H. Bishop, currently Opus Dean of Marquette University's College of Engineering, as the new dean of the USF College of Engineering.
Juan Gonzalez, a collaborative leader and strong student advocate, has been appointed as vice chancellor for Student Affairs at the University of California, San Diego effective September 1, 2014.
Dr. Donald J. Green, vice president for Extended and International Operations, Ferris State University, Big Rapids, Mich. has been named as the next president of Georgia Highlands College in Rome by the Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia.
Julie White Walker has been selected as the new State Librarian for the Georgia Public Library Service (GPLS). She will take over the role from Dr. Lamar Veatch, who will be assuming other duties in the University System of Georgia.