The Board of Trustees of State Institutions of Higher Learning announced on Thursday, Feb. 7 the unanimous decision to name Dr. Rodney Bennett as the 10th president of the University of Southern Mississippi.
The Board of Regents, State of Iowa, today named William N. Ruud, president of Shippensburg University, to be the 10th president of the University of Northern Iowa. Ruud was one of two candidates forwarded to the Board of Regents by the search committee with their approval.
Widener University did not have to look far for its new football coach as it picked Bobby Acosta to lead the Pride, which has won two national titles and advanced to the quarterfinals of the NCAA Division III Tournament in 2012.
Susan Elkins brings passion and a wealth of experience in meeting the higher education needs of a state to her new role as chancellor of South Carolina Palmetto College at the University of South Carolina.