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Siena College Taps Longtime Professor as Latest New President

Siena College Taps Longtime Professor as Latest New President

December 07, 2022

The new president of Siena College (NY) is a familiar face on campus. Charles Seifert was introduced Friday at the private college in Loudonville. Seifert is a former banker who has taught at Siena for 26 years. He will replace Chris Gibson, the former Congressman, who is retiring early after three years in May.  Seifert will be formally inaugurated September 21st.
The new president of Siena College (NY) is a familiar face on campus. Charles Seifert was introduced Friday at the private college in Loudonville. Seifert is a former banker who has taught at Siena for 26 years. He will replace Chris Gibson, the former Congressman, who is retiring early after three years in May.  Seifert will be formally inaugurated September 21st.

December 07, 2022

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The Quinnipiac Chronicle, Quinnipiac, CT

Quinnipiac Agrees to $2.5 Million Settlement in COVID Tuition Refund Case

Quinnipiac Agrees to $2.5 Million Settlement in COVID Tuition Refun...

December 07, 2022

Quinnipiac University (CT) preliminarily agreed to a $2.5 million settlement in a lawsuit filed by two former students that sought refunds for tuition and other expenses during the school’s shift to online learning in March 2020. Attorneys for the plaintiffs, former students Zoey Metzner and Dominic Gravino, filed a motion for the settlement’s preliminary approval in the U.S. District Court for the District of Connecticut on Dec. 2, according to documents obtained by the Chronicle
 
Quinnipiac University (CT) preliminarily agreed to a $2.5 million settlement in a lawsuit filed by two former students that sought refunds for tuition and other expenses during the school’s shift to online learning in March 2020. Attorneys for the plaintiffs, former students Zoey Metzner and Dominic Gravino, filed a motion for the settlement’s preliminary approval in the U.S. District Court for the District of Connecticut on Dec. 2, according to documents obtained by the Chronicle
 

December 07, 2022

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The New York Times

Natural History Museum Names College Leader as New Chief

Natural History Museum Names College Leader as New Chief

December 07, 2022

As the American Museum of Natural History prepares to open its new science center in February, the institution on Tuesday selected as its new president Sean M. Decatur, a biophysical chemist who currently serves as the president of Kenyon College (OH).
 
As the American Museum of Natural History prepares to open its new science center in February, the institution on Tuesday selected as its new president Sean M. Decatur, a biophysical chemist who currently serves as the president of Kenyon College (OH).
 

December 07, 2022

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WLRN, Miami, FL

Palm Beach Atlantic University Using Largest Ever Donation to Build 'Transformative' $75 Million Business School

Palm Beach Atlantic University Using Largest Ever Donation to Build...

December 07, 2022

After receiving the largest financial gift in its history, Palm Beach Atlantic University announced an ambitious plan to expand its business school — and take advantage of the recent surge in local hiring demands. For the project, longtime financial backers John J. and Sheila Rinker and the Marshall and Vera Lea Rinker Foundation have donated a total of $26 million to the private Christian university. The university's president, Debra A. Schwinn, said the Rinker Family's donation kicked off a $75 million funding campaign to build a six-story, standalone Marshall and Vera Lea Rinker Business building at its downtown waterfront West Palm Beach campus. 
After receiving the largest financial gift in its history, Palm Beach Atlantic University announced an ambitious plan to expand its business school — and take advantage of the recent surge in local hiring demands. For the project, longtime financial backers John J. and Sheila Rinker and the Marshall and Vera Lea Rinker Foundation have donated a total of $26 million to the private Christian university. The university's president, Debra A. Schwinn, said the Rinker Family's donation kicked off a $75 million funding campaign to build a six-story, standalone Marshall and Vera Lea Rinker Business building at its downtown waterfront West Palm Beach campus. 

December 07, 2022

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Rockford Register Star, Rockford, IL

'Students Keep You Young': Outgoing Rockford University President Reflects on Career

'Students Keep You Young': Outgoing Rockford University President R...

December 05, 2022

Outgoing Rockford University President Eric Fulcomer is being credited with helping to stabilize the school’s finances, raising funds to enhance its campus and guiding the institution through the challenges presented by the COVID-19 pandemic. Fulcomer will step down Dec. 10 after nearly a decade at the school including the last six-and-a-half years as its president. Fulcomer, 51, has accepted a job as president of the Wisconsin Association of Independent Colleges and Universities in Madison. 
Outgoing Rockford University President Eric Fulcomer is being credited with helping to stabilize the school’s finances, raising funds to enhance its campus and guiding the institution through the challenges presented by the COVID-19 pandemic. Fulcomer will step down Dec. 10 after nearly a decade at the school including the last six-and-a-half years as its president. Fulcomer, 51, has accepted a job as president of the Wisconsin Association of Independent Colleges and Universities in Madison. 

December 05, 2022

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