Names in the news
The Taylor University Board of Trustees has appointed Board Chair Paige Comstock Cunningham as interim president of the university, effective August 15. She succeeds succeeding outgoing President Lowell Haines, who resigned in June. …The Rev. Brian Friedrich will step in as Concordia University’s 10th president on Jan. 1. Friedrich will succeed the Rev. Tom Ries, who retired this past spring after an eight-year tenure at the helm. …The Guilford Technical Community College Board of Trustees has selected Gordon Burns to serve as interim president. Burns served 36 years in the North Carolina Community College System beginning at Wilson Community College, and retired as president of Wilkes Community College where he served for 18 years. …Berenecea Johnson Eanes has been appointed interim president of York College, effective Sept. 1, marking her return to CUNY after seven years in her current position as vice president for the Division of Student Affairs at California State University, Fullerton (CSUF). …Paul Arcario has been appointed interim president of LaGuardia Community College. He has served as provost and senior vice president for Academic Affairs at LaGuardia. …Sister Elise Kriss will retire as president of the University of Saint Francis once she completes her 27th year next June, the Catholic college announced today. …Siena College is mourning the loss of its president, Brother F. Edward Coughlin, who died at 71 following complications from non-emergency heart surgery.
…Longtime community activist and former Norfolk State University president Harrison B. Wilson Jr. has died at the age of 94.