Selected • Naomi Cramer Overton, as the next president of Mothers of Preschoolers (MOPS) International. Elisa Morgan, the current president, will remain with MOPS International as chief executive officer.

Appointed • Don Argue, by Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, on the recommendation of Senator Hillary Clinton, to serve on the United States Commission on International Religious Freedom. Argue, a former president of the National Association of Evangelicals, served on President Clinton's Advisory Committee on Religious Freedom. Argue plans to continue serving as president of Northwest University until September.

Named • Ken Blackwell, as senior fellow for family empowerment at the Family Research Council. Blackwell is a former undersecretary of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and U.S. ambassador to the U.N. Human Rights Commission. He ran unsuccessfully for governor of Ohio in 2006. Blackwell will lead FRC in addressing family economics, tax reform, and education.

Appointed • David Garland, as dean of Baylor's Truett Seminary. Currently Truett's associate dean for academic affairs, Garland replaces retiring Paul Powell. Garland taught for more than 20 years at the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary.

Selected • Robin Baker, as president of George Fox University in Oregon. Currently the university's provost, Baker has worked at George Fox since 1999. He earlier served as the senior vice president of Grand Canyon University in Phoenix. George Fox has added six undergraduate and five graduate programs during Baker's tenure. He succeeds retiring David Brandt.

Selected • Henry Deneen, as president of Greater Europe Mission. Deneen succeeds Ted Noble, who plans to retire in September. ...

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