The University of Alaska Anchorage has appointed Dr. Ralph Townsend as Director of the Institute of Social and Economic Research. Dr. Townsend is the current president of the International Institute for Fisheries Economics and Trade.
Caldwell University has appointed Barbara Chesler as Vice President for Academic Affairs. She most recently served as dean of the College of Education and Health Professions at Columbus State University. Dr. Chesler's appointment will be effective June 15, 2015.