John Carroll University has appointed Jeanne Colleran, Ph.D., as interim president, effective June 1, 2017. The University’s Board of Directors recently made the announcement following the retirement of Rev. Robert L. Niehoff, S.J., who served as president of John Carroll for 12 years. Colleran most recently served as John Carroll’s provost and academic vice president, a position she had held since 2014. Read more.
Pacific Lutheran University announced Allan Belton – who currently serves as senior vice president and chief administrative officer – to the post of acting president, effective June 1. Belton will continue to lead the division of Administrative Services and he will be tasked with the duties and authorities set forth in the faculty constitution and bylaws for the president of the university. Read more.
In April, The University of Scranton appointed Rev. Herbert Keller, S.J. H’06, Rector of the Scranton Jesuit Community, to serve as interim president from June 1, 2017, to June 30, 2018. He will be succeeded by Rev. Scott R. Pilarz, S.J. H’15, president-elect, who is concluding his service as president of Georgetown Preparatory School. Read more.
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