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ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Gov. Larry Hogan has appointed a new secretary for the Maryland Higher Education Commission.
Hogan announced Wednesday that James Fielder, who has served as his secretary of appointments, will take the place of Jennie Hunter-Cevera,
Hunter-Cevera, who was initially named to the post but did not get a confirmation vote from the state Senate earlier this year, will take on a new role as science advisor at the Maryland Department of the Environment.
Fielder has held previous posts in higher education. He worked at Michigan State University, University of Michigan-Flint and Towson University. He holds a doctorate degree in higher education administration from Michigan State University.
Fielder has served with four different Maryland governors from both parties. He begins his new job Thursday.
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