Personnel (New hires/Promotions)

Reception held for new COE dean

Mon, Jun 8, 2015 - 12:15pm

Eastern Michigan University’s College of Education held a reception for its new dean, Micheal Sayler, Wednesday in Porter. Sayler said Eastern Michigan University is a wonderful place.

“I started Monday, and it feels like home already,” Sayler said. “The faculty is wonderful. I met some of the students. I met some of the people from the public schools, we met some kids. There’s just lots of really good things happening. This college has such a long history of education and lots of great opportunities here in Michigan and the surrounding area.”


He said he is not...

CVAD to receive new dean, building

Thu, Jun 4, 2015 - 11:14am

The College of Visual Arts and Design at the University of North Texas is set to get a new dean this fall and a new building in the coming years.

Greg Watts, current chairman of the art department at Metropolitan State University of Denver, will start at UNT on Aug. 1.

“To lead a college of visual arts and design is so rare in our field,” Watts said. “This keeps me pure to my life, and art and design is my life. The opportunity to step in and become a part of what is already a tremendous program, hopefully I’ll be able to amplify all of the work that students, faculty and staff already do.”

Watts, who has two...

Interim President Named For NMSU Alamogordo

Thu, May 28, 2015 - 12:51pm

Ken Van Winkle, associate dean of New Mexico State University’s College of Arts and Sciences, has been named interim president at NMSU Alamogordo, effective June 1. Garrey Carruthers, who serves as chancellor of the NMSU system, announced the appointmentWednesday morning. 

“Ken Van Winkle is an excellent person to lead NMSU Alamogordo,” Carruthers said. “He has three decades of service, with progressive responsibility, at New Mexico State University. His family is also well known in the Alamogordo area. I’m confident he’ll do an outstanding job working with the faculty and staff at the college as well as the...

University of North Texas System Welcomes New Associate

Tue, May 26, 2015 - 11:57am

Fort Worth Chamber elevates six employees


Accomplished new chef makes waves at downtown Dallas seafood restaurant

Tue, May 19, 2015 - 7:43am

Downtown Dallas seafood restaurant Dallas Fish Market has a new executive chef: Richard Triptow. Mike Hoque, president of parent company DRG Concepts, confirms that Triptow began in early 2015.

"We welcome Richard to continue with great seafood," he says.

Triptow has introduced new items for dinner, including a special caviar service and a raw bar, as well as an entirely new lunch menu. Dinner caviar service includes American paddlefish, American sturgeon and Russian ossetra caviar, served with buckwheat blini and...