Elena Machado Sáez, associate professor in Florida Atlantic University’s Department of English, was recently named director of FAU’s Center for Women, Gender and Sexuality Studies. She has been at FAU since 2003. She received her doctorate from SUNY Stony Brook.
Wendy C. Chang named chief information officer, vice provost for information technology at Miami Dade College
Wendy C. Chang was appointed recently as chief information officer and vice provost for information technology at Miami Dade College. Before her post at MDC, she was chief information officer for the Connecticut State Colleges and Universities System, Southern Connecticut State University and Indiana University East. Chang has a Ph.D in computer engineering from the State University of New York, Buffalo, a master’s in computer and information science from Cleveland State University, a master’s in systems and control engineering from Case Western Reserve University, and a bachelor’s in control engineering from National Chiao Tung University,
Donald J. Rudawsky has been appointed vice president of institutional effectiveness at Nova Southeastern University. He had served as interim vice president of the Office of Institutional Effectiveness since January and previously was its executive director and senior research associate. He received his bachelor’s from Miami University in Ohio, and his master’s and doctor of philosophy in psychology from the University of Cincinnati in Ohio.
Jason Lewis Walton, Ph.D., has been named executive director of donor relations at Nova Southeastern University. He joins NSU from Lynn University in Boca Raton, where he was chief of staff and staff liaison to the board of trustees. He was co-chair of the debate between President Barack Obama and Gov. Mitt Romney in 2012. He received his doctorate in educational leadership and policy studies from Vanderbilt University.
Richard Davis has been appointed vice president of Nova Southeastern University’s regional campus network and online education. He’ll lead the planning, development and enrollment management of NSU’s campuses and its online education programs. He was the founding dean of NSU’s College of Healthcare Sciences. Davis received his bachelor’s of science in occupational health from the University of Southern Illinois-Carbondale, his bachelor’s of science in physician associate from the University of Oklahoma, a master’s in adult education from Troy State University, and a doctor of education from Nova Southeastern University.