This fall, two academic divisions will have new deans at their helms.

Dr. Randy Penfield, interim dean of the School of Education (SOE) since July 1, 2015, has been appointed as the ninth named dean of the School of Education.

Dr. John Z. Kiss, former dean of the Graduate School and professor of biology at the University of Mississippi, accepted the position of dean of The College of Arts and Sciences.

To learn more about them, please visit the following links:

Randy Penfield Will Be Dean of the School of Education (Campus Weekly, May 3, 2016)
School of Education–Dean’s Welcome

Dr. John Z. Kiss Named Dean of College of Arts & Sciences (Campus Weekly, March 22, 2016)
College of Arts & Sciences–Message from the Dean

(Photo credit: Dr. John Z. Kiss)