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posted by CAA — Oct 17, 2010

People in the News lists new hires, positions, and promotions in three sections: Academe, Museums and Galleries, and Organizations and Publications.

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October 2010

Academe

John P. Bowles, associate professor of African American art in the Art Department at the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill, has earned tenure.

Eduardo de Jesus Douglas, associate professor of colonial and modern Latin American art in the Art Department at the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill, has been granted tenure.

Janet Marcavage, associate professor of art in the Art Department at the University of Puget Sound in Tacoma, Washington, has been awarded tenure.

Clarence Morgan has been named 2010–11 Dorothy Liskey Wampler Eminent Professor in the School of Art and Art History at James Madison University in Harrisonburg, Virginia.

Linda Williams, associate professor of art history in the Art Department at the University of Puget Sound in Tacoma, Washington, has been granted tenure.

Museums and Galleries

Margaretta Frederick, curator of the Samuel and Mary F. Bancroft Collection of Pre-Raphaelite Art at the Delaware Art Museum in Wilmington, has been appointed chief curator at the museum.

Bonnie Laing-Malcolmson, a past president of the Oregon College of Art and Craft in Portland, has been appointed curator of northwest art at the Portland Art Museum.

Kent Lydecker, who led the Education Department at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York for eighteen years, has been appointed director of the Museum of Fine Arts in St. Petersburg, Florida. He succeeds John Schloder, who retired in July after more than nine years.

Alexandra Schwartz, formerly coordinator of the Modern Women’s Project at the Museum of Modern Art in New York, has been appointed curator of art at the Montclair Art Museum in Montclair, New Jersey.

Daniel Walker has become the Pritzker Chair and Curator of Asian Art and Chair and the Christa C. Mayer Thurman Curator of Textiles at the Art Institute of Chicago in Illinois.

Organizations and Publications

Anne Barlow, executive director of Art in General in New York, has been appointed curator of the fifth Bucharest International Biennale for Contemporary Art, taking place in Romania in 2012.

William Carroll, an artist, curator, and gallerist, has been chosen director of the EFA Studio Program at the Elizabeth Foundation for the Arts in New York. He succeeds Francine Affourtit, who continues at the foundation as director of program development.

Chandra L. Reedy, professor of historic preservation, art history, and Asian studies at the University of Delaware in Newark, has been appointed editor-in-chief of Studies in Conservation, the journal of the International Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works.