Acting Chancellor of Two-year College System Named

The head of the state’s two-year college system is taking a leave of absence to be treated for shingles. The Alabama Community College System board of trustees on Wednesday granted Chancellor Mark Heinrich’s request for a leave of absence. The board named Chief of Staff Jimmy Baker to serve as acting chancellor during Heinrich’s absence. Baker has also served as…

AUM Names New Chancellor

Carl A. Stockton, provost and vice president for academic affairs at the University of Houston-Clear Lake, begins July 1 as the next chancellor for Auburn University at Montgomery. Stockton was selected Thursday after a national search by unanimous vote of the Auburn Board of Trustees. He succeeds John Veres, AUM chancellor since 2006, who last year announced his retirement. “Dr….