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TBED People

December 08, 2010

TBED People
Walter Bumphus has been named the next president and CEO of the American Association of Community Colleges. Bumphus currently serves as a professor in the Community College Leadership Program and chair of the Educational Administration Department at the University of Texas at Austin. Bumphus will begin his tenure with AACC in January.

Deborah Clayton resigned as the commissioner of the Kentucky Department of Commercialization and Innovation. She has accepted a position at the Argonne National Laboratory in Chicago. Warren Nash, deputy commissioner of the same department, also has resigned.

Kansas Governor-elect Sam Brownback appointed State Rep. Pat George to his cabinet as secretary of the Department of Commerce. George is expected to start after Brownback is sworn in on Jan. 10 and the Senate confirms his appointment.

Brian Hannafin, senior vice president of the Center for Economic Growth in Albany, NY is joining M+W Group as a senior executive team member for business development.

The Connecticut Venture Group has appointed Elizabeth (Liddy) Karter as its new executive director beginning in January. Karter is an experienced entrepreneur and investor.

The National Governors Association executive director Raymond Scheppach announced that he will leave his position early next year. Scheppach has accepted a joint appointment at the University of Virginia.

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