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Mar. 13 , 2006
CONTACT: Pam Young
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Boone named interim dean of EMU College of Technology

YPSILANTI - Donald Loppnow, interim provost and vice president for academic affairs at Eastern Michigan University, announced today (March 13) that Morell Boone, director of the School of Technology Studies, will assume the position of interim dean of the College of Technology, effective May 1.  He’ll replace John Dugger who announced in January that he would return to the faculty at the end of the winter semester.

“We appreciate Dr. Boone’s willingness to assume this important academic leadership role and to continue to advance the programs in the College of Technology,” said Loppnow.

Boone has served in several leadership roles at EMU. He served as director of the Center of Educational Resources from 1980 - 85 and was the dean of Learning Resources and Technologies from 1986 – 2001.  During that time, Boone was responsible for leading the vision and programmatic design for EMU’s Bruce T. Halle Library.

He joined the College of Technology faculty in May 2001 as a professor of interdisciplinary technology and has served as director of the School of Technology Studies since 2004.

Boone earned a bachelor’s degree from Kutztown State College (Kutztown, Pa.) and a master’s degree and doctorate from Syracuse University in New York.

Eastern Michigan University is a public, comprehensive university that offers programs in the arts, sciences and professions. EMU prepares students with the intellectual skills and practical experiences to succeed in their careers and lives, and to be better citizens.

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Eastern Michigan University is a public, comprehensive university that offers programs in the arts, sciences and professions. EMU prepares students with the intellectual skills and practical experiences to succeed in their career and lives, and to be better citizens.

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