News Update for Fri., Nov. 4, 2016

Chautauqua Inst. names new President...
The current president and Chief Executive Officer of a respected intercultural exchange program will become Chautauqua Institution’s 18th president.  That from Chautauqua'a Board of Trustees... which announced the appointment of 42 year-old Michael Hill to the post.  The Norfolk, New York man is an experienced leader of arts, cultural and social service organizations including Washington National Cathedral, The Washington Ballet and United Cerebral Palsy.  Hill now heads up Youth For Understanding USA.  Chautauqua Board Chairman James Pardo says "we are absolutely thrilled that Michael is coming on board.  He is a high-energy, visionary leader who understands how to balance tradition and progress."  Hill worked at the institution some years back.  More later.