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2018 June 26 - 03:37 pm

Professional Notes

Higher-Ed Leaders Who Have Been Recently Appointed or Promoted


Green River College (Wash.) has named Rolita Flores Ezeonu its new vice president of instruction. Ezeonu has more than 20 years of experience in higher education. Ezeonu served as the interim vice president of instruction since 2017 and as dean of instruction for transfer and precollege education at Highline College since 2008. Ezeonu earned her Ed.D. in educational leadership with an emphasis in the community college from Seattle University, a master of arts degree in communication from Washington State University and a bachelor of arts degree in communication/public relations from Washington State. She also holds a certificate in “Closing the Achievement Gap” from the Harvard University Graduate School of Education. (Photo: 060418 App Ezeonu.jpg) (Cutline: Rolita Flores Ezeonu)


John Mosby has been named the next president of Highline College. (Washington). Mosby currently serves as vice president for student services at Mission College in Santa Clara, California, part of the West Valley Mission Community College District. He has more than 23 years of higher education experience and holds a doctorate in leadership/higher education administration from the University of San Diego.

The Asian & Pacific Islander American Scholarship Fund, the nation’s largest non-profit organization devoted to providing college scholarships for Asian and Pacific Islander Americans, announced the appointment of Noël Suzanne Harmon as president and executive director. Harmon succeeds current APIASF President and Executive Director Neil Horikoshi who is retiring June 30, 2018. Harmon comes to APIASF from Say Yes to Education where she served as senior vice president for strategic partnerships, leading the organization’s efforts to forge partnerships and raise start-up capital. Prior to Say Yes to Education, Harmon worked at the Brookings Institution as the associate director of global cities initiative. 


West Kentucky Community and Technical College has named mathematics professor Rhonda Adkins the college's dean of math, science and computer information technology. Adkins received both a bachelor's degree in mathematics and a master's degree in teaching mathematics from Murray State University. She has earned 30 hours beyond her master's degree through completion of graduate level courses in mathematics, computer science and mathematics education from Southern Illinois University, University of Kentucky, Murray State University and Western Kentucky University.

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