In the Schools
Richard Melvoin, assistant dean of admissions and financial aid at Harvard/Radcliffe College in Cambridge, Mass., to head of the Belmont (Mass.) Hill School.
Peter Thorp, associate headmaster and history teacher of the Fountain Valley School in Colorado Springs, Colo., to headmaster of the Cate School of Carpinteria, Calif.
In the Districts
Samuel A. DePaul, superintendent of the Rochester (Pa.) School District, to superintendent of the Ambridge (Pa.) School District.
Anthony A. Fears, assistant director of personnel for the Pittsburgh (Pa.) Public School District, to assistant superintendent of the Baltimore (Md.) City Public School District.
Mary Lynn Hale, superintendent of the Deer Park School District in Houston, Tex., to superintendent of the Arlington (Tex.) Independent School District.
Larry Vaughn, superintendent of the Pasadena (Tex.) Independent School District, to superintendent of the Wichita (Kan.) Public School District.
In the States
Anabel Pedilla Casey, assistant dean of the school of education at Boston (Mass.) College, to secretary of education for the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico.
Mary Lee Fitzgerald, superintendent of the Montclair (N.J.) School District, to New Jersey commissioner of education.
In the Education Schools
Barbara L. Habschmidt, program coordinator of the Illinois Administrators' Academy at the DuPage-Kane Educational Service Center in Wheaton, Ill., to first permanent director of the Principals' Center in the college of education of the University of Illinois at Chicago.
In the Associations
The Puerto Rican Educators Association in Bronx, N.Y., recently installed the following members of its 1992-94 executive board: Joanna Bernard, corresponding secretary; Maria V. Diaz, president; Alejandrina Nina Hendrick, delegate-at-large; Maria Neira, treasurer; Joseph Pacheco, vice president for administration; Nilda J. Rivera, delegate-at-large; Susan Soler Nascimento, delegate-at-large; and David Ramos, delegate-at-large.
David P. Cordts, social-studies teacher and student-council adviser at Enloe High School in Raleigh, N.C., to associate director in the division of student activities for the National Association of Secondary School Principals in Reston, Va.
Bonnie Eddy, former school board president, vice president, and legislative liaison of the Napoleon (Ohio) City Board of Education, to president-elect of the Ohio School Boards Association in Westerville.
Ray Hicks, president and chief executive officer of Falls Steel Tube and Manufacturing, and 1989 regional president of the Ohio School Board Association's Northeast Region Executive Committee for six years, to president of the Ohio School Boards Association in Westerville.
Mary Jarvis, principal of Smoky Hill High School in Denver, Colo., to the first principal representative appointed to the executive committee of the American Association of School Administrators in Arlington, Va.
Richard A. Kruse, director of government relations for the National Association of Secondary School Principals, to president of the Committee for Education Funding, a Washington, D.C.- based coalition of nearly 100 education organizations that works for increased federal funding for schools.
Sherry Loofbourrow, trustee of the Newport-Mesa (Calif.) Unified School District and Orange County representative to the California School Boards Association in West Sacramento, to president-elect of the group.
Louise Perez, trustee of the Sacramento (Calif.) City Unified School District and representative of Sacramento, Yolo, El Dorado, Amador, Alpine, and Mono counties to the California School Boards Association in West Sacramento, to vice president of the group.
Charity Webb, trustee of the Berryessa Union Elementary School District in San Jose, Calif., to president of the California School Boards Association in West Sacramento.
Joe B. Wyatt, chancellor of Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tenn., to chairman of the Association of American Universities in Washington, D.C.
In appointments announced before he left office last month, former U.S. Secretary of Education Lamar Alexander appointed two new members and reappointed one member to the Jacob K. Javits Fellows Program Fellowship Board. They are: Montgomery B. Brown, new member, doctoral student at Boston (Mass.) College; Jeremiah L. Murphy, new member, vice president of public policy and government affairs, Siemens Corporation, Washington, D.C.; and Nelda C. Schultz, reappointed member, executive director of the Center for Success in Learning, Dallas, Tex.
In other appointments before he stepped down as Secretary, Mr. Alexander named five new members and reappointed one member to the National Board of the Fund for the Improvement of Postsecondary Education. They are: Richard J. Light, professor at the John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass.; Joseph M. Murphy, chairman of Value Investors Inc., New York City; Earl S. Richardson, president of Morgan State University, Baltimore, Md.; Elizabeth Strong Ussery, former associate commissioner of the Head Start Bureau, U.S. of Health and Human Services Department; and Marynell Reece (reappointed), treasurer of Reece Construction, Scandia, Kan.
Mr. Alexander also reappointed David K. Malek, associate dean of natural sciences at the College of DuPage in Glen ELlyn, Ill., and appointed Charles E. Peavyhouse, retired principal of Falling Water Elementary School in Hixson, Tenn., to the Advisory Committee on Student Financial Assistance.
Carolyn H. Asbury, senior program officer at the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation in Princeton, N.J., to director of the health and human-services program at the Pew Charitable Trusts in Philadelphia, Pa.
John H. Barcroft, staff member of the National Endowment for the Humanities in Washington, D.C., to vice president and secretary of the Spencer Foundation in Chicago, Ill.
Sharon Darling, president of the National Center for Family Literacy Inc. in Louisville, Ky., to vice chairman of the National Literacy Institute in Washington, D.C.
Charlene L. Edwards, division director of the United Way of New York City, to program associate at the Bush Foundation in St. Paul, Minn.
H. Dean Evans, Indiana superintendent of public instruction, to president and chief executive officer of the Community Leaders Allied for Superior Schools in Indianapolis, Ind.
Badi Foster, vice president of Aetna Life Insurance in Hartford, Conn., to chairman of the National Institute for Literacy in Washington, D.C.
Sandy Garrett, Oklahoma superintendent of public instruction and secretary of education, to treasurer of the Southwest Educational Development Laboratory Board of Directors in Austin, Tex.
Robert Hagerty, superintendent of the Ionia (Mich.) Public Schools, to associate professor of educational leadership at Grand Valley State University in Grand Rapids, Mich.
Fred M. Hechinger, senior adviser to the Carnegie Corporation of New York, and Elihu Rose, a real-estate developer and military historian, have been named trustees of Teachers College, Columbia University, in New York City.
Gerry House, superintendent of the Memphis (Tenn.) Public Schools, to member of the board of trustees of the Southern Education Foundation Inc. in Atlanta, Ga.
James A. Johnson, chairman of the board and chief executive director of the Federal National Mortgage Association, to member of the board of trustees of the Carnegie Corporation of New York in New York City.
Katherine Kezys, administrative assistant to the executive secretary of the American Alliance for Theater and Education at Arizona State University in Tempe, to administrative director of the group.
Bruce A. Kleven, superintendent of the Kake (Alaska) City School District, to dean of vocational and technical education at the Arctic Sivunmun Ilisagvik College in Barrow, Alaska.
Richard D. Laine, school-finance analyst for the Chicago Panel on Public School Policy and Finance, to executive director of the Coalition for Educational Rights in Normal, Ill.
M. Bruce Miller, social-studies teacher in the Center for International Commerce at Polytechnic High School in Long Beach, Calif., to educational-liaison representative of the Phillips Petroleum Company in Bartlesville, Okla.
James W. Morrell, member of the board of directors of the TeleSensory Corporation, a manufacturing and distribution organization for products for the visually impaired, in Mountain View, Calif., to president and chief executive officer of the corporation.
Curtis E. Plott, executive president of the American Society for Training and Development, to president of the group.
Colleen Queally, athletic director at Ursuline Academy in Dedham, Mass., to athletic director at Pine Manor College in Chestnut Hill, Mass.
Michael R. Rusk, assistant director of admissions for the University of Denver, to pre-admission academic adviser for Mind Extension University: The Education Network, in Englewood, Colo.
Phil Schieber, director of public relations at Online Computer Library Center Inc. in Dublin, Ohio, to executive assistant to the president of the company.
Lynn J. Stinnette, director of national school reform for the Community Training and Assistance Center in Boston, Mass., to director of urban education for the North Central Regional Educational Laboratory in Oakbrook, Ill.
Donald W. Thomas, chairman of the English department at Brookline (Mass.) High School, to dean of the Boston (Mass.) University Academy.
Jimmy D. Long, chairman of the Louisiana House Education Committee, to vice chairman of the Southwest Educational Development Laboratory Board of Directors in Austin, Tex.
Alan Morgan, New Mexico superintendent of public instruction, to chairman of the Southwest Educational Development Laboratory Board of Directors in Austin, Tex.
Ann Phillips, curator of exhibitions for the New York City Municipal Archives, to member of the board of trustees of the Southern Education Foundation Inc. in Atlanta, Ga.
Howard B. Schechter, vice president of sales and marketing at Technology Resources in Marlborough, Mass., to assistant director of the State-of-the-Art Program at the Center for Continuing Education in Dedham, Mass.
Alma Williams, manager of community relations for Arkansas Power and Light in Little Rock, Ark., to secretary of the Southwest Educational Development Laboratory Board of Directors in Austin, Tex.
Resignations and Retirements
Roger L. Bedard, executive secretary of the American Alliance for Theatre and Education at Arizona State University in Tempe, has stepped down from that position to devote more time to research, testing, and administrative work related to youth theater.
Marion M. Faldet, vice president and secretary of the Spencer Foundation in Chicago, Ill., has retired after 24 years with the foundation.
Ronald V. Gallo, executive director of the Jessie Ball duPont Fund, will resign from his position effective Feb. 5 to assume the presidency of the Rhode Island Foundation in Providence, R.I.