Ruiz, Vaillancourt promoted at UA

University of Arizona President Ann Weaver Hart announced two promotions:

• Allison Vaillancourt, UA vice president for human resources, assumes the added role of vice president for institutional effectiveness.

Vaillancourt "will use her expertise in research-based change management to engage various parts of the university community in identifying situations where carefully managed change, in alignment with UA strategic plan goals, strategies and implementation plans, will have maximum impact," Weaver Hart wrote in her announcement.

• Joaquin Ruiz, executive dean of the Colleges of Letters, Arts and Science, takes on the added role of vice president for innovation and strategy.

Ruiz "will lead a task force comprised of senior, emeritus and junior to midcareer faculty and members of the deans' advisory groups to brainstorm ideas and imagine new opportunities for cross-cutting collaborations across the intellectual landscape of the University," Weaver Hart wrote. "The task force will consider how best to position the UA within new scholarly frontiers, building on our strengths and imagining new, unbounded possibilities."

Campuzano is adviser for Farmers Insurance

The Southern Arizona district office of Farmers Insurance Group appointed Roman Campuzano as its newest adviser in Tucson.

He holds property and casualty and life and health insurance licenses and has worked in the financial industry several years.

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