Cottey College Appoints Natalie Herring as Vice President for Enrollment Management

Cottey College has appointed Ms. Natalie Herring as Vice President for Enrollment Management. Ms. Herring comes from the University of Pennsylvania where she most recently served as the Director of Admissions and Financial Aid in the Graduate School of Education, and prior to that appointment, served as the Associate Dean of Equity and Excellence and Undergraduate Admission at the University of Pennsylvania. She began her duties on October 15.

Shepherd University Names 16th President

Shepherd University has announced Dr. Mary J.C. Hendrix as the 16th president of Shepherd. Dr. Hendrix, a 1974 alumna of Shepherd, is president and chief scientific officer of Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago's Stanley Manne Children's Research Institute at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. She will assume her new role in late February 2016.

SMU Appoints New Provost

Southern Methodist University has named Steven C. Currall as Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost. Most recently, Dr. Currall served as senior advisor for strategic projects and initiatives to the University of California, Davis Chancellor. His effective date is January 1, 2016.