From an astute commenter in the 2015-2016 Bumper Cars post, we hear about Prof. Andrew Hamilton's appointment to serve as the next President of New York University (NYU). Congrats!
I'm sure chemblogosphere NYU alums Phil Baran and ChemBark are overjoyed.
Readers, how many chemists now serve as chancellors, provosts, or presidents at academic institutions?
Here's who I know about today - I'll add more as I hear about them in the comments.
Eva Åkesson - Uppsala University
Vicki Colvin - Brown University
David M. Dooley - University of Rhode Island
Marye Anne Fox - UC San Diego
Andrew Hamilton - New York University
Wolfgang Herrmann - TU Munich
Peter Schreiner - Justis Liebig Universitat, Giessen
John D. Simon - Lehigh University
H. Holden Thorp - Washington University in St. Louis
Mark Wrighton - Washington University in St. Louis