Dr. Amy Weidensaul ’18 (Antioch University New England, PhD) already director of Mass Audubon’s Ipswich Sanctuary, was also named director of Mass Audubon North Shore. In this role, Weidensaul will continue to oversee Ipswich River Wildlife Sanctuary, as well as Joppa Flats Education Center in Newburyport, Rough Meadows Wildlife Sanctuary in Rowley, Straitsmouth Island Wildlife Sanctuary in Rockport, Eastern Point Wildlife Sanctuary in Gloucester, Kettle Island in Manchester-by-the-Sea, Endicott Wildlife Sanctuary in Wenham, Marblehead Neck Wildlife Sanctuary in Marblehead, and Nahant Thicket Wildlife Sanctuary in Nahant.
Dr. Juan “Kiko” Suarez ’14 (PhD, GSLC) has been appointed Chief Academic Officer at Huntington Junior College in Huntington, WV. The appointment was made by HJC President Fred Fransen and is an important step in positioning the college for future success. As Chief Academic Officer, Suarez is tasked with growing the college’s academic offerings based on the needs of the local business community and national trends. This is a newly-created position “We are incredibly fortunate to bring Dr. Suarez on board, and are especially excited to draw on his expertise in competency-based learning and credentialing,” said Fransen. Suarez said that