Doerner to fill vice president role on interim basis
Kinchel Doerner, current dean of the Graduate School at South Dakota State University, will serve as the interim vice president of research and economic development effective Jan. 1. Kevin Kephart held the vice president position before announcing his plans to retire.
Kephart to retire from SDSU
Kevin Kephart, a mainstay at South Dakota State University for 30 years, has announced his plans to retire from the university, effective June 21, 2017. Kephart currently serves the role of vice president for research and economic development.
SDSU President to serve on EPA Ag Science Committee
South Dakota State University President Barry H. Dunn will serve on the Environmental Protection Agency’s newly formed Agriculture Science Committee. The 20-member committee will advise the EPA Science Advisory Board on scientific and technical issues that have a direct environmental impact on farming and agriculture-related industries.