Harris Search Associates has appointed Dr. Steven Ralston as Provost at Morehead State University
Dublin Ohio based Harris Search Associates has appointed Dr. Steven Ralston as Provost at Morehead State University.
Morehead State University President Dr. Wayne D. Andrews announced Tuesday ( June 24) that Dr. Steven Ralston, Marist College's dean of the School of Communication and the Arts, has been named MSU's next chief academic officer. He will assume duties on August 1st.
Prior to Marist, Dr. Ralston was professor and chair of the department of Communication at Northern Illinois University, where he led the university's largest undergraduate major and a sizable Masters of Arts program. He has written and contributed to more than 60 articles, papers, and presentations.
Raised in Richmond Va, Dr. Ralston served in the miltary during the Vietnam era and earned his PhD degree in communications theory and research from Indiana University in 1986. He received his Masters of Arts degree in speech communication from the University of Tennesee, and Bachelors degree from Old Dominion University.
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