Congratulations to Dr. Melissa Holder, KU School of Social Welfare alumna, for her new appointment as Acting Dean of Students at Haskell Indian Nations University. Dr. Holder is fulfilling a detail assignment at fifty-percent of the responsibilities held by the position, in a non-supervisory capacity; the length of the detail is for 120 days. She will continue in her role as a faculty member teaching in the AIS – American Indian Studies program. Dr. Holder recently earned a PhD in Social Work at the University of Kansas – earning awards including a Mellon Fellowship and serving as an Accenture Fellow through the American Indian Higher Education Consortium. Her focus area was Administration and Management. She is a Haskell Indian Nations University alumni and her career with Haskell has spanned over twelve years. She also serves, by appointment from the President, on the Institutional Review Board (IRB).