Personnel (New hires/Promotions)

Dakota Midday: New USD School Of Education Dean

Fri, Jul 24, 2015 - 1:51pm

The University of South Dakota’s School of Education has a new dean. Donald Easton-Brooks has been on the job for a month. He comes to Vermillion from Eastern Oregon University, where he served as professor and dean of the Colleges of Business and Education for two years.

Easton-Brooks received his master’s degree in early childhood special education at the University of Colorado at Denver and earned his doctorate in education leadership and innovation from UC-Denver. Easton-Brooks’ research and scholarship includes urban education, ethnic-matching of students and teachers, minority education and teacher diversity. Since...

OSU hires new VP of Research

Wed, Jul 8, 2015 - 9:28am

Oklahoma State’s new Vice President for Research is prepared to promote research across the campus for all students and faculty.


Easton-Brooks Looks Forward To New Experiences At USD

Mon, Jul 6, 2015 - 11:18am

Relocating for a career can be a difficult transition for even the most seasoned of nomads, but throwing the responsibility of relocating not only a whole life, but a family can be exhausting.


Campus Welcomes John M. Beehler as 12th President

Thu, Jul 2, 2015 - 1:19pm
John M. Beehler assumed the helm today as 12th president of Jacksonville State University. He succeeds William A. Meehan, who retired June 30 after serving as the university's top administrator for 16 years.    "This is the friendliest place on earth, I am convinced," Beehler said this morning upon arriving at Bibb Graves Hall, where faculty and staff had gathered to greet him on his first day. "I am so excited, and my wife Pam is so excited, about the opportunities here and to work with all of you to bring JSU to even greater levels of...

Taxpayer-Funded Texas University Pays Diversity Bureaucrat More Than ANY State’s Governor

Mon, Jun 29, 2015 - 7:25am

A public university in Texas is paying its newly-appointed vice president of diversity and inclusion a sweet salary that is more than any governor in any state makes.

The taxpayer-funded school is the University of North Texas, reports Campus Reform.

The lavishly-paid state employee is Joanne Woodard. She will receive $205,000 annually for performing her administrative duties.