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People Watch: Anthony Jenkins to lead Coppin State U in Baltimore

Jenkins is moving on from another historically black university, West Virginia State. In other news: University of Nebraska, Oregon State University, Wilkes University (Pa.) and University of West Georgia have also hired new leaders.

People Watch: Edwards voted in as Wright State U’s president—without her knowledge

Susan Edwards was to have served on an interim basis, but the board of trustees appointed her to lead the Ohio school.

People Watch: Blattner to rejoin Fontbonne U administration

Blattner is becoming president of the Missouri institution next year, following a stint leading Caldwell University in New Jersey.

People Watch: Hampshire College, U of SC, Thomas More U attract new talent

Ed Wingenbach (pictured) heads up Hampshire, Robert Caslen leads in South Carolina and Kevin Reynolds fills a newly created executive role in Kentucky.

People Watch: MSU taps new president

Following the resignation of longtime president Lou Anna Simon, Samuel L. Stanley Jr. has been selected to lead Michigan State University.

People Watch: Charles E. Patterson to lead Mansfield University of Pennsylvania

Following his service at the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Federal Student Aid, Patterson is taking the helm at Mansfield U.

People Watch: Brian McGee to take the helm at Quincy University

McGee becomes Quincy U’s 24th president on July 1, following work at the College of Charleston in South Carolina, where he has expanded services for at-risk students and created programs for military personnel.

Texas Tech University System names fifth chancellor and CEO

Tedd L. Mitchell, who began at the Texas Tech University System as interim chancellor in September, now serves as the fifth chancellor and CEO...

K12 administration veteran to take the helm at North Carolina’s Davidson County CC

Darrin Hartness will lead Davidson County Community College in North Carolina after spending his entire career in the state’s K12 public school system. For the...

Favors takes helm at Arkansas Baptist following dismissal of former president

Regina Favors, who now serves as interim president of Arkansas Baptist College, comes to higher ed administration from Pinnacle Business Solutions—a subsidiary of Arkansas...

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