Campus News

Former UGA faculty members named president, provost at universities

Two former UGA faculty members have been named to senior administration positions at two U.S. universities.

Christine M. Riordan, formerly a management professor in the Terry College of Business and director of the Institute for Leadership Advancement, was named president of Adelphi University in ­Garden City, New York. Riordan had been serving as provost at the University of ­Kentucky.

Garnett Stokes, the former dean of the Franklin College of Arts and Sciences, was named the next provost and executive vice chancellor for academic affairs at the University of Missouri. Stokes served as provost and interim president at Florida State University after leaving UGA in 2011.