Dr. Parviz Ansari has been appointed Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs at Westfield State University. Dr. Ansari most recently served as Vice Chancellor for Strategic Initiatives at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville (SIUE). He will assume his new role this summer.
Columbus State University has appointed Dr. Chris Markwood as President. Dr. Markwood has served as Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi. He will assume his new position on June 1, 2015.