Dr. Amy Finch, professor of communication disorders, has been named chair of the Department of Communication Disorders at Fort Hays State University.
She served as interim chair during the 2004-05 academic year while the College of Health and Life Sciences conducted a search for a permanent chair.
"Dr. Finch did an outstanding job in her interim role and all in the College of Health and Life Sciences look forward to working with her in the future," said Dr. Jeff Briggs, dean of the College of Health and Life Sciences.
Finch joined the FHSU faculty in August 1994. She earned her bachelor of science in speech and hearing science from Colorado State University in 1969, her master of science in speech pathology from Colorado State in 1972 and her doctorate in speech-language pathology from the University of Kansas in 1981.