Names in the news
Gary L. Miller has been named the University of Akron’s next president. Miller, currently chancellor at the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay, will join Akron Oct. 1. …Stephen F. Austin State University has named Scott Gordon as the ninth president of the university. Gordon is currently serving as Eastern Washington University provost. Gordon is expected to officially begin his duties at SFA on Sept. 16. …Guilford Technical Community College has chosen Anthony Clarke as its next president. Clarke–president of Southeastern Community College—will replace Randy Parker, who retired July 31 after nearly eight years as GTCC’s president. Clarke will take office Nov. 1. …Simpson College President Jay Simmons is stepping down but will continue to serve in his current position until a successor is found. …Scott Flanagan, long-time Edgewood College leader, and president since 2014, announced that he will be taking a new Senior Consultant position with Academic Search, one of the most highly respected higher education search firms in the nation.