People Watch: Cabrera named president of Georgia Institute of Technology

By: | June 18, 2019
Ángel Cabrera is taking the helm at Georgia Institute of Technology, following his service as president of Virginia’s George Mason University.Ángel Cabrera is taking the helm at Georgia Institute of Technology, following his service as president of Virginia’s George Mason University.

The Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia named Ángel Cabrera president of the Georgia Institute of Technology. He will assume the position before September 15. Cabrera has served as president of George Mason University, the largest public university in Virginia, since 2012. Read more.

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Rear Adm. Shoshana Chatfield will become the first female president of the U.S. Naval War College, which is based in Rhode Island and was established in 1884. She will replace Rear Adm. Jeffrey Harley. Read more.

Don Laackman, president of Champlain College in Vermont, has decided to step down effective June 28. Read more.