Newsmakers

Newsmakers

New CEO Carol A. Rothstein will be the next president of Jackson State Community College in Tennessee, effective October 1. She has served as vice president of academic affairs and workforce development at Nashville State…


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New CEO Mario K. Castillo is now the fifth chancellor of the Lone Star College (LSC) system in Texas. Castillo most recently was LSC’s chief operating officer (COO) and general counsel. Castillo’s responsibilities have increased…


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Interim CEO Ray Brooks is coming out of retirement for now to serve as interim president at Cleveland State Community College in Tennessee. He retired in 2021 after serving for 13 years as president of…


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New CEOs Virginia M. Fraire will serve as the second president of Lone Star College-University Park (Texas). Fraire has nearly 30 years of experience in higher education at two- and four-year open-access institutions and most…


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Appointments Tonya Hankins, director of nursing at Black River Technical College in Arkansas, was recently named to the Arkansas State Board of Nursing Education Committee, which ensures nursing education programs in the state meet the…


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Interim CEOs Beatriz Chaidez is now interim chancellor of the San José – Evergreen Community College District (SJECCD) in California. She most recently served as vice chancellor of human resources for SJECCD. “Dr. Chaidez has…


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Interim CEOs Ray Brooks is now interim president of Cleveland State Community College in Tennessee. He retired in 2021 as the second president of Piedmont Technical College (PTC) in South Carolina after 13 years as…



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New CEOs Deborah Casey will become the third president of Maryland’s Wor-Wic Community College, effective August 14. She is currently vice president of student affairs at Green River College (Washington). Casey has served in higher…


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New CEO Kimberly Hogan is now CEO of Middlesex Community College in Connecticut. She has served as interim CEO since April 2022. Hogan will also lead the college’s transition as the Middlesex campus and Meriden…