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University of Massachusetts, Amherst, inaugurates chancellor

Massachusetts – The University of Massachusetts at Amherst has officially inaugurated Javier Reyes as its 31st chancellor. He has previously served in higher education leadership positions at the University of Illinois Chicago, West Virginia University and the University of Arkansas.
May 6, 2024

Troy, Ohio, names assistant director of public service and safety

Ohio – The city of Troy has appointed Charlotte Colley assistant director of public service and safety. Colley previously was assistant city director with Troy. She began her role April 29, bringing more than 28 years of local government experience with her. Colley replaced Mark
May 2, 2024

Bureau of Land Management appoints program assistant director

Washington, D.C. – The Bureau of Land Management has appointed David Rosenkrance assistant director for the Energy, Minerals and Realty Management Program. Rosenkrance brings more than 30 years of experience as an engineer, natural resources manager and leader to the role. He currently serves as
May 2, 2024

National Park College selects president

Arkansas – The National Park College (NPC) Board of Trustees unanimously selected Wade Derden, Ph.D., as its fifth president. Derden previously served as the college’s executive vice president for advancement and government relations. He will begin July 1, 2024.
May 2, 2024

University of Nebraska names new president

Nebraska – Jeffrey Gold, M.D., has been confirmed by the University of Nebraska (UN) Board of Regents as the university’s ninth president. Dr. Gold is the current chancellor of the UN Medical Center. He has served as chancellor since 2014.
May 2, 2024

San Antonio transportation agency hires executives to drive innovation

VIA Metropolitan Transit, the regional multimodal transportation agency serving San Antonio and its surrounding areas, has hired new executive leaders to better tackle upcoming projects. The agency has recently hired three leaders to promote innovation, optimize efficiency and drive impactful projects forward.
April 30, 2024

Newport, Oregon, selects city manager

Oregon – Nina Vetter has been selected as city manager for Newport. Vetter previously served as city manager for Gresham and as the Pueblo West Metropolitan district manager in Colorado. She has also worked as senior budget analyst and strategic plan and performance administrator for
April 29, 2024

Director of Houston Department of Neighborhoods appointed

On April 24, the Houston City Council officially made Herbert Sims the permanent director of the Department of Neighborhoods (DON). Sims has served as interim director since February 2024. As DON director, Sims will oversee five divisions to help resolve neighborhood concerns
April 29, 2024
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