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Cornell Names Logevall Vice Provost for International Relations

People Watch
University Business, April 2013
Frederik Logevall

Frederik Logevall, the John S. Knight Professor of International Studies and director of the Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies at Cornell University, has been appointed the university’s vice provost for international relations, to begin July 1. He will succeed Alice Pell, who has served as vice provost since 2008. A history professor with expertise in U.S. foreign relations, Logevall will remain director of the Einaudi Center and will assist the office of the vice provost for undergraduate education in the oversight of the Cornell Abroad program.

Julie Sullivan, executive vice president and provost of the University of San Diego, will be the first woman and first lay person to lead University of St. Thomas (Minn.). She will succeed Dennis Dease, who is retiring June 30 after 22 years as the university’s 14th president.

Jeanine S. Stewart, a professor of psychology with a decade of higher ed administration experience, will join McDaniel College (Md.) as provost and dean of the faculty on July 1.

Heidi M. Anderson has been named provost and vice president for academic affairs at University of the Sciences (Pa.), to begin July 1.

Jim James is the new vice chancellor for real estate and facilities for the University System of Georgia, effective April 1. He replaces Lee Richey, who served as interim vice chancellor since September 2012.

James C. Conwell will lead the Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology (Ind.) beginning May 1.

Mercy College (N.Y.) President Kimberly R. Cline has been named Long Island University’s 10th president. She will be the first woman to hold the office in the university’s 87-year history and will succeed David J. Steinberg, who is retiring this summer.

Loren Blanchard has been named Xavier University’s (La.) first provost, effective July 1.