Pareena Lawrence, provost and chief academic officer of Augustana College, will become Hollins University’s 12th president in July 2017.
Hollins is welcoming a new leader in the management and implementation of student recruitment with the appointment of Jason D. Hamilton as vice president of enrollment and marketing. He begins his duties in February 2016.
Bill Mannino, who became head golf coach in 2007 and served as acting athletic director at Hollins during the 2014-15 academic year, is now the university’s permanent AD.
Hollins University President Nancy Gray and Sweet Briar College President Phillip Stone have announced an agreement to transition Sweet Briar’s Junior Year Abroad programs in France and Spain back to their original home.
Lorraine S. Lange, who will become director of Hollins University’s Master of Arts in Teaching and Master of Arts in Liberal Studies programs on July 1, has been appointed to Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe’s administration as a member of the commonwealth’s Board of Education.
Hollins University’s Wilson Museum has named Jenine Culligan, senior curator at the Huntington Museum of Art in Huntington, West Virginia, as its new director. She begins her duties May 4.
Lange, who has enjoyed a distinguished career in education, is retiring as superintendent of Roanoke County Public Schools in June. The 2012 Virginia Superintendent of the Year brings her knowledge and expertise to Hollins the following month.
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Hollins’ “financial GPA,” based on balance sheet and operational strength, is ranked 76th in the nation and third in Virginia.