Dr. Lena Hill, Washington and Lee University’s dean of its College of Arts and Sciences since July 2018, has been selected as the school’s new provost, effective July 1, 2021.
The Teachers Insurance and Annuity Association of America (TIAA) Institute recently hosted a virtual “Higher Education Leadership Symposium” based on a new white paper — developed by TIAA in collaboration with EY-Parthenon — that spoke to the future of operating models and student success at higher ed institutions, given the financial constraints of COVID-19.
The University of California at San Diego (UCSD) has been given two grants totaling $700,000 to improve its faculty diversity. The grants were funded by the University of California Office of the President through the UC Advancing Faculty Diversity grant program, according to UCSD. According to UCSD, the first grant – a one-time fund of […]
This week, Ohio Wesleyan University—the private liberal arts university located in Delaware, Ohio—unveiled a new initiative aimed at improving diversity, equity and inclusion on its campus. Titled, “Stand Together and Work For Change,” the initiative will focus on four areas: structure and policies, teaching and learning, recruiting and retaining students and employees, and campus climate.
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JOHN DABIRI has been appointed the Centennial Professor of Aeronautics and Mechanical Engineering at the California Institute of Technology (Caltech). A past faculty member at Stanford, Dabiri holds a bachelor’s in mechanical and aerospace engineering from Princeton University as well as a master’s in aeronautics and a Ph.D. in bioengineering from Caltech.
BRUCE A. JOHNSON has been appointed dean of mathematics and sciences at Central Piedmont Community College. Associate dean of STEM at the college, he was previously dean of curriculum programs at Roanoke-Chowan Community College. Johnson holds a bachelor’s in mathematics from Central State University, a master’s in applied mathematics from Virginia Tech and is pursuing a Ph.D. in higher education administration at Liberty University.
ERICA MUHL has been named the first female president of the Berklee College of Music in Boston. She most recently served as dean and founding executive director of the Jimmy Iovine and Andre Young Academy for Arts, Technology and the Business of Innovation at the University of Southern California (USC). A professor of composition, Muhl is a graduate of California State University, Northridge; the Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia in Rome; and the Accademia Musicale Chigiana in Siena. She holds a doctor of musical arts degree from the USC Thornton School of Music.