Mary Sue Coleman will become president of the Association of American Universities, effective June 1. She will succeed Hunter R. Rawlings III, who has served as president since 2011. Rawlings will retire from AAU next May, when his contract expires. Coleman retired as University of Michigan president in 2014 after serving for 12 years. She led the University of Iowa from 1995 to 2002. She served as provost and vice president for academic affairs at the University of New Mexico after serving as vice chancellor for research and graduate education at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She was a member of the biochemistry faculty at the University of Kentucky for 19 years. She served as AAU chairwoman in 2011-12. Coleman co-chairs the Lincoln Project, an initiative of the American Academy of Arts & Sciences to support public research universities. She also serves on the board of trustees of the Society for Science & the Public. Coleman earned her undergraduate degree in chemistry at Grinnell College and her doctorate in biochemistry at the University of North Carolina.
Christine Márquez-Hudson will succeed David Miller as CEO of the Denver Foundation in January. Marquez-Hudson is executive director of the Mi Casa Resource Center. Before joining Mi Casa, she served was consulting and capacity building director at JVA Consulting. She is a trustee with the Boettcher Foundation, a member of the Colorado Women’s Forum, former co-chair of the Denver Latino Commission, a member of the Colorado Nonprofit Association’s board of directors, and a member of the Mayor’s Education Compact Committee. Miller, who has headed the foundation for 20 years, in March announced his intention to resign at the end of 2015 to work on a new institute at the University of Denver aimed at philanthropy and social enterprise.
At Petroleum Equipment & Services Association:
- Ryan Bowley to operations and external affairs VP, from government affairs director, Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association
- Molly Smart from director to VP, communications and member relations.