Revisions in personnel and department names announced
08/27/2003

Students will not only have to get adjusted to being back in class this week, but they will also have to get used to some changes that have been made in personnel and department names.

Dr. Art Morin, associate professor of political science, is now the director of the Master of Liberal Studies program; Dr. Chris Crawford, associate professor of leadership studies, is now the assistant provost for quality management; Dr. Jeff Briggs, associate professor of health and human performance, is now interim dean of the College of Health and Life Sciences; Glen McNeil, associate professor of health and human performance, is now interim chair of the Department of Health and Human Performance; Dr. Richard Heil, chair of the Department of Political Science and Justice Studies and associate professor of political science, is now interim chair of Modern Languages; Dr. Larry Gould, Provost and professor of political science, is now interim dean of the College of Business and Leadership; President Edward H. Hammond is now the interim vice president for administration and finance and the interim dean of the College of Education and Technology; Dr. Debbie Mercer, assistant professor of teacher education, is now the assistant dean for professional services in the College of Education and Technology; and Dr. Rita Hauck, associate professor of teacher education, is now the assistant dean for clinical experiences in the College of Education and Technology.

Some organizational changes have been made as well. The College of Education is now the College of Education and Technology, the Department of Communication is now the Department of Communication Studies, the Department of Business Administration is now the Department of Management and Marketing, the Department of Computer Information Systems is now the Department of Accounting and Information Systems, the program in business education is now in the College of Business and Leadership, the program in accounting is now in the Department of Accounting and Information Systems, and the degree programs in health, physical education and recreation have been renamed to bachelor of science and master of science degrees in health and human performance.



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