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Angela Dearinger Is the New Commissioner of Public Health in Kentucky

Angela Dearinger Is the New Commissioner of Public Health in Kentucky

Dr. Dearinger is assistant dean of accreditation with the Graduate Medical Education office and an associate professor in the department of internal medicine at the University of Kentucky College of Medicine. She will remain a member of the university faculty during her service to the state.

Kathleen Jagger to Lead Thomas More College in Kentucky

Kathleen Jagger to Lead Thomas More College in Kentucky

Since 2015, Dr. Jagger has served as vice president for academic affairs and dean of Thomas More College. Previously, she was a professor of biology and held several administrative posts at Transylvania University in Lexington, Kentucky.

Spalding University Professor Honored for Her Collection of Poetry

Spalding University Professor Honored for Her Collection of Poetry

Kathleen Driskell, a professor of creative writing at Spalding University in Louisville, Kentucky, was selected to receive the Judy Gaines Young Book Award. The award is given annually by Transylvania University to the author of a recent book of distinction from the Appalachian region.

Tisa Mason Appointed the Tenth President of Fort Hays State University in Kansas

Tisa Mason Appointed the Tenth President of Fort Hays State University in Kansas

Dr. Mason has been serving as president of Valley City State University, a 1,500-student educational institution west of Fargo, North Dakota. She is a former vice president for student affairs at Fort Hays State University. Dr. Mason has also served as dean of student life at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater.

Author Who Teaches at Berea College in Kentucky Wins Two Book Awards

Author Who Teaches at Berea College in Kentucky Wins Two Book Awards

Crystal Wilkinson, the Appalachian Writer-in-Residence at Berea College in Kentucky, has won the 2016 Weatherford Award for Fiction from the Appalachian Studies Association and the 2017 Judy Gaines Young Book Award from Transylvania University.