Names in the news
The University of Akron has selected Gary L. Miller as its 18th president. He will officially assume the role on Oct. 1, after John C. Green filled the post on an interim basis for over a year. …Nash Community College announced Lew Kyle Hunnicutt as its fifth president. Hunnicutt is currently the assistant provost and campus director for the University of Georgia – Griffin Campus. ….West Virginia Northern Community College has named Daniel Mosser the college’s 8th president succeeding J. Michael Koon, who has been the Interim President since July 1, 2018. …Presentation College has named Paula Langteau as Interim President. Langteau has 28 years of experience in higher education, with a focus on growing small campus enrollment by implementing innovative, market-responsive programming and institutional branding. …Hope International University has appointed Paul H. Alexander as the seventh president in HIU’s 91-year history. …Caldwell University President Nancy Blattner announced she will conclude her presidency at the end of this academic year, in June 2020, coinciding with the terms of her current contract. Blattner has been appointed the next president at Fontbonne University in her home state of Missouri and will assume that new role on July 1, 2020. …Delaware State University Provost Tony Allen will assume the presidency of the school on January 1 following the retirement of Wilma Mishoe after a 40-year career in education. …Maria Harper-Marinick, the embattled chancellor of the Maricopa County Community College District, will leave her position as leader of the state’s largest community college system when her contract ends in May. …The president of Coker University has resigned upon request, according to the administration. The university accepted the resignation of Robert L. Wyatt as president effective immediately. University officials did not state the reason for his resignation. Wyatt had been a staff member with the university since 2009. …Central State University President Cynthia Jackson-Hammond will leave the post after eight years in the job.