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University Business, Sept 2011
Mary Anne Fox

University of California, San Diego Chancellor Mary Anne Fox has announced she will step down in June 2012 after nearly eight years of service. The 2010 recipient of the National Medal of Science, Fox will return to the Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry to teach and conduct research. During Fox's tenure, UC San Diego successfully completed a $1 billion-dollar capital campaign, celebrated the campus' 50th anniversary, and expanded at an unprecedented pace to accommodate increasing numbers of students and a billion-dollar research enterprise. … Effective August 1, A. John Bramley is now interim president of the University of Vermont. A longstanding member of the UVM faculty, he has served as department chair of Animal Sciences, dean of the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, and provost and senior vice president of the university. In 2006, Bramley served as acting president during President Daniel Mark Fogel's illness, and from 2007 to 2011 he was president and CEO of the Windham Foundation in Vermont. … As of August 29, Ronald G. Cantor, former associate vice president and dean at Mohawk Valley Community College (N.Y.), is president of Southern Maine Community College. In his previous position, he oversaw the administration, academics, and student affairs of a comprehensive branch campus. … University of Massachusetts Amherst's Chancellor Robert C. Holub has announced this will be his final year before stepping down from the post. … As of July 1, Allen Clark is vice provost for academic resources at the University of North Texas. … Marcelo Parravicini has been promoted to chief marketing officer and Michael Statmore has been promoted to chief information officer at Post University (Conn.). … Jacqueline A. Travisano is senior vice president and chief operating officer at Nova Southeastern University (Fla.), effective September 1. … John Minaham stepped down as president of Western Oregon University before the fall term. … Barbara A. Stewart is vice president for administrative services and chief financial officer at Urbana University (Ohio), effective August 1. … David C. Joyce has been selected as the new president of Brevard College (N.C.), to begin Jan. 1, 2012. … Charles H. House has been named chancellor of Cogswell Polytechnical College (Calif.).

—Kristen Domonell