Comings and goings in New England Higher Education, as compiled by John O. Harney, executive editor of The New England Journal of Higher Education, part of The New England Board of Higher Education (nebhe.org).
When his eight years as governor of Connecticut endS in January 2019, Dannel P. Malloy will serve as a visiting law professor at Boston College, his alma mater. Malloy announced he would not seek reelection in 2018. He wrote for NEJHE on The Future of Higher Education in Connecticut and was a key speaker at NEBHE’s New England Works Summit on Bridging Higher Education and the Workforce.
Former New Hampshire Bankers Association President Christiana Thornton became president and CEO of the New Hampshire Higher Education Assistance Foundation (NHHEAF), succeeding René A. Drouin, who announced his retirement last spring after 40 years with NHHEAF.
Kevin O’Sullivan will step down as president and CEO of the nonprofit Massachusetts Biomedical Initiatives, which has launched dozens of life science businesses in Central Massachusetts. He will be succeeded by Jon Weaver, the organization’s chief operating officer.
Babson College tapped entrepreneurship specialist and former Graduate School Dean Mark P. Rice, to return to Babson as provost and professor of entrepreneurship after seven years in various roles at Worcester Polytechnic Institute.
Tiffany L. Steinwert, dean of religious and spiritual life at Wellesley College, was named dean for religious life at Stanford University.