Acting Leaders at RISD and Online Learning Consortium Get Permanent Posts; Wheaton’s Crutcher Heads South (New England Board of Higher Education)

By John O. Harney. 

Comings and Goings ...

Rhode Island School of Design’s Board of Trustees appointed furniture designer and interim PresidentRosanne Somerson to be the college's 17th president.

The board of directors of the Online Learning Consortium (OLC), formerly The Sloan Consortium,named acting chief operations officer Thomas Hargis to the post on a permanent basis, and Karen Pedersen, most recently associate vice president for Extended Campuses at Northern Arizona University, to be OLC's chief knowledge officer.Read full article