The Henry Luce Foundation has announced the retirement of ELLEN HOLTZMAN and the appointment of TERESA CARBONE to succeed her, effective October 1. Holtzman, who has served as the foundation's program director for American art for twenty-three years, earlier was managing director of the New Museum of Contemporary Art, assistant director of the Queens Museum of Art, and assistant manager of public programs at the Brooklyn Museum. Carbone has worked at the Brooklyn Museum since 1985, first as a program officer and most recently as its Andrew W. Mellon Curator of American Art as well as managing curator of arts of the Americas and Europe.
The American Liver Foundation has announced the appointment of THOMAS F. NEALON III as CEO. Nealon, who joined the organization's board in 2009 and was elected board chair in 2012, will continue to chair its board and executive committee. Nealon also is vice chair and director of legal affairs for commercial mortgage-backed securities industry service provider LNR Partners LLC, where he has worked since 1992, and an adjunct law professor at the University of Miami.
The Carnegie Corporation of New York has announced that one of its trustees, LOUISE RICHARDSON, has been tapped as vice chancellor of the University of Oxford. Richardson, who will start her new job on January 1, is the first woman to fill the position. An internationally renowned scholar of terrorism and security studies, Richardson currently is principal and vice chancellor at St. Andrews University in Scotland. Earlier, she served as executive dean of the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study at Harvard University.
The John S. and James L. Knight Foundation has announced that ERIC NEWTON, an award-winning journalist who has worked with the foundation as a consultant, executive, and program manager since 2001, is joining Arizona State University as innovation chief of its Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication. Among his many accomplishments, Newton was founding managing editor of the Newseum, co-founder of the First Amendment Project, and city editor and managing editor at the Oakland Tribune.
The National Audubon Society has announced the appointments of JOSE CARBONELL as chief marketing officer and DAVID O'NEILL as vice president for conservation strategies and special adviser to the CEO. Carbonell, most recently senior vice president for marketing and communications at the U.S. Fund for UNICEF, earlier headed franchise marketing and strategic planning at Nickelodeon. O'Neill comes to the organization from the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation, where he served as vice president for conservation programs. Earlier, he served as vice president for communications and external affairs at Cherokee Investment Partners and as executive director of the Chesapeake Bay Trust.
In other news, America's Promise Alliance has announced the appointments of STEFANIE WEISS as vice president of communications and knowledge management and RICK CRUZ as vice president of mission advancement. Weiss, most recently chief communications and marketing officer at Points of Light, previously held top communication jobs at Encore.org, Experience Corps (now AARP Experience Corps), the National Education Association, and the University of Maryland's James MacGregor Burns Academy of Leadership. Cruz, previously a strategy and organizational development advisor at FSG's education and youth practice, earlier held various leadership positions at a variety of education-related organizations, including DC Prep Public Charter Schools, the Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship, and Teach for America.