The Chronicle of Higher Education, in its’ “Transitions” column, announced the appointment of provost and senior vice president of academic affairs at Wesleyan University Dr. Joyce P. Jacobsen to the position of President of Hobart and William Smith Colleges.
The following text was published online in the Chronicle of Higher Education.
Compiled by Julia Piper
“Joyce P. Jacobsen, provost and senior vice president for academic affairs at Wesleyan University, in Connecticut, will become president of Hobart and William Smith Colleges on July 1. She will replace Patrick A. McGuire, who has served as interim president since Gregory J. Vincent’s retirement, and will be the first woman in the role.”