Regents appoint Loppnow acting president of EMU
YPSILANTI — Eastern Michigan University’s Board of Regents appointed Don Loppnow, senior executive for strategic planning and continuous improvement, as acting president. The appointment is effective immediately and will last until Aug. 15.
“I am honored to be able to help during the transition of leadership here at EMU,” said Loppnow, 58.
Before being named senior executive for strategic planning in 2002, Loppnow served EMU in many capacities. From 1997-2001, he was the associate vice president for extended learning. In his 30 years at EMU, Loppnow also has served as department head for social work, interim director of the office of research development, coordinator for the social work program and professor.
He earned a bachelor’s degree in social work and psychology from the University of Wisconsin, a master of social work degree at Washington University in St. Louis, Mo., and a doctorate in higher education administration at the University of Michigan.Eastern Michigan University is a public, comprehensive, metropolitan 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.
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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