by Ward Mullens, Published December 17, 2009
YPSILANTI — The Eastern Michigan University Board of Regents approved one administrative professional appointment at its regular meeting Dec. 17.
The administrative appointment is:
Muralidharan Nair, of Ypsilanti, was named interim dean of the College of Health and Human Services, effective Sept. 1, 2009. Nair came to EMU in 2000 as an associate professor in the then-department of health, physical education, recreation and dance. He served as the interim associate dean in the College of Health and Human Services during 2008; the director of the School of Health Promotion and Human Performance in 2006; and interim director of the School of Health Promotion and Human Performance in 2005.
Nair received his doctorate in motor learning from the University of Virginia; and both his master’s degree in physical education and his bachelor’s degree in geography from the University of Malaya Kuala Lumpur in Malaysia.