Georgia - The Emory University board of trustees announced on April 7 that Gregory Fenves, president of The University of Texas at Austin, has been elected as the president of Emory University. Fenves will assume office on August 1. He will succeed Claire Sterk who will retire at the end of August.
Indiana - The Indianapolis Public Transportation Corp. (IndyGo) named Jennifer Pyrz as the new chief development officer and vice president of infrastructure, strategy, and innovation. In this role, Pyrz will lead and guide all IndyGo capital plan projects in this new decade. She previously served as planning group director for a national infrastructure design firm.
Oregon - Phoenix councilmembers authorized an agreement for Eric Swanson to return on an interim basis as city manager. He will succeed Aaron Prunty who accepted a position as city administrator for Eagle Point. Swanson previously served as city manager for Phoenix and Medford.
Virginia - The Orange County board of supervisors hired Theodore "Ted" Voorhees as county administrator. Previously, Voorhees served as Powhatan County administrator. Prior to his service in Powhatan County, he was the city manager for Fayetteville, North Carolina, and deputy city manager of operations for Durham, North Carolina.
Maine - Hancock County Commissioners Court selected Leroy Muise as the new manager of the Hancock County-Bar Harbor Airport. He succeeds Brad Madeira who resigned in February. Muise previously worked with an air services company at the airport.
Ohio - City of Columbus Mayor Andrew Ginther announced Michael Stevens as the city's permanent director of the Department of Development on April 8. Stevens has been serving as the interim director since September 2019. He previously served as chief innovation officer and deputy director of the department.