Mississippi - The state's Board of Trustees of State Institutions of Higher Learning (IHL) unanimously approved Glenn Boyce as the University of Mississippi's new chancellor. Boyce most recently served as commissioner of higher education for the state of Mississippi. Before that he served as associate commissioner for academic and student affairs for IHL. He succeeds interim chancellor Larry Sparks who replaced Jeffrey Vitter who resigned in November 2018.
Colorado - San Miguel County commissioners named Mike Bordogna as the next county manager. He takes over for retiring County Manager Lynn Black. Bordogna most recently was the county's building official. He previously served as the executive director for the Lake County Economic Development Corporation.
Missouri - Troy Schulte, city manager of Kansas City, named Tammy Queen as the city's new director of finance. She succeeds Randy Landes who retired on September 13. Queen most recently served as the city's deputy director and city treasurer.
Washington - Gov. Jay Inslee appointed Russ Elliott as director of the State Broadband Office in the Department of Commerce. Elliott previously served as broadband manager for the state of Wyoming and chief executive officer, chief operating officer, and president of several private companies.
Illinois - Members of the Illinois Housing Development Authority (IHDA) named Kristin Faust as the executive director of the state's housing finance agency, effective November 12. She most recently served as president of the Neighborhood Housing Services of Chicago. Faust succeeds Audra Hamernik who resigned in August to accept a position with a housing nonprofit in Nevada.
California - The city of Eureka has selected Dean Lotter as its new city manager. He will take over for Greg Sparks who is scheduled to retire by the end of 2019. Lotter is currently the city manager of New Brighton, Minnesota. He previously served as city administrator of two other Minnesota cities, Minnetrista and Janesville.