Celeste Guzmán Mendoza, Ph.D., has been named assistant vice president for Alumni Relations and Development (AR&D). Mendoza has more than 27 years of experience in fundraising, and she has been at Trinity University in the AR&D division since September 2020. Her recent promotion to assistant vice president of the division has given her a new platform to make an impact.
Spelman College announced today the appointment of Pamela E. Scott-Johnson, Ph.D., C’82, as the College’s new provost and vice president for Academic Affairs. Scott-Johnson, who currently serves as provost and senior vice president for Academic Affairs at Monmouth University, West Long Branch, New Jersey, will join Spelman on August 1, 2023.
Rollins welcomes Anil Menon as its new dean of the Crummer Graduate School of Business. This is a strategic move on the part of the College to meet the demands of a shifting business landscape that requires technically sound, culturally sensitive, value-driven leaders. In this vein, Menon brings a broad range of experience and a proven track record of academic excellence to Rollins that aligns perfectly with Crummer’s efforts to reimagine traditional MBA education for the future.
Trinity University is excited to announce the selection of Andrew M. Wells, Ph.D., as its new vice president for Student Affairs. After a national search, Wells was appointed by Vanessa B. Beasley, Ph.D., president of Trinity. The appointment is effective Aug. 1, 2023.
Stacey Gaines will join Millsaps College as the new vice president of marketing and communications, effective June 1.
Spelman College formally installed Helene D. Gayle, M.D., MPH, as its 11th President at the investiture ceremony held today, April 28, at the Morehouse College Martin Luther King, Jr. International Chapel.
Issa Lampe, an expert in university art museums with 15 years of experience leading exhibition and engagement programs, has been appointed the new executive director of University of Richmond Museums, effective June 1. Lampe will also hold affiliated faculty status in the Department of Art and Art History.
The Associated Colleges of the South (ACS) helps faculty and staff across 16 residential liberal arts colleges to leverage resources, experiment and innovate as we connect people of shared interests to structured learning and growth opportunities.
Dr. Scott Chirhart, chair of the Biology Department, has been named inaugural Dean of Centenary’s new School of Health Sciences. Chirhart, a member of the Centenary faculty since 2003 and the director of the College’s successful pre-med program, will direct the new school that includes the departments of biology, neuroscience, and kinesiology, providing vision, support, and increased opportunities for students during their undergraduate work at Centenary and beyond.
Dr. Joan Saab, who currently serves as Susan B. Anthony Professor of Art History and executive vice provost of academic affairs at the University of Rochester, will become executive vice president for academic affairs and provost of the University of Richmond, effective July 1.
Millsaps College has announced that Dr. Stephanie Rolph has agreed to serve as interim provost and Dr. Stan Galicki will serve as interim associate provost, beginning in the summer of 2023. Rolph and Galicki will take on these new roles as the college enters a time of presidential transition in the coming months. The role of provost is traditionally defined as the chief academic officer of an institution of higher learning.
A new Williams School facility and renovations to University Chapel and Sydney Lewis Hall among several projects on the horizon.
Melissa Falk has been appointed associate vice president and dean of admission at the University of Richmond.
Spelman College announced today that the Women’s Philanthropy Institute (WPI) has awarded President Helene Gayle, M.D., MPH, with the 2023 Shaw-Hardy Taylor Achievement Award, in recognition of her leadership in philanthropy and efforts to advance gender and racial equity.
The Hendrix College Board of Trustees honored current President W. Ellis Arnold III ’79 with the title of President Emeritus, effective upon his retirement this June. The honor was announced formally at the board’s meeting on Friday, February 10, and President Arnold was presented with a citation from the board expressing its appreciation for his service and numerous accomplishments.
The Millsaps College Board of Trustees has formally announced its selection of Dr. Keith Dunn, provost and dean of Millsaps College, as interim president. Dunn will assume his responsibilities effective June 1, 2023.
Dr. Robert Pearigen, 13th president of Millsaps College, has been selected as the 18th vice-chancellor and president of the University of the South in Sewanee, Tennessee. Pearigen has served as president of Millsaps since 2010.
The Associated Colleges of the South (ACS) has announced the selection of 10 academic leadership fellows, following a competitive selection process among its member institutions. The program, supported by a $1.5 million grant from the Mellon Foundation, is aimed at providing leadership experiences to a diverse cohort of humanities faculty members and thereby expanding the demographics of academic administration at ACS colleges and eventually beyond.
Southwestern University has partnered with Grupo Salinas and Centro Richard B. Salinas Pliego to create two new scholarships for high school students in Mexico.
University of Richmond Ranked as a Leading School for International Education