Macomb Community College names provost

The Detroit News

Mount Clemens — A Colorado educator has been named provost and vice president of the learning unit at Macomb Community College.

William Tammone, provost and vice president for academic affairs of the Colorado Community College System, will begin work at MCC Aug. 7. He replaces James O. Sawyer IV, who became MCC’s president July 1.

According to his LinkedIn account, Tammone formerly was provost, interim president and vice president of academic affairs at Illinois Central College, and vice president for academic services at Montcalm Community College in Sidney, Michigan.

He also was director of instruction at Ivy Tech State College in Columbus, Indiana, in the 1990s.

Tammone earned a bachelor of arts in biology and a master of science in human biology and medicine from the University of Chicago, and a master of arts and a doctor of philosophy in history and philosophy of science from Indiana University.