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PhD alumna appointed Acting Dean of Students at Haskell

Wednesday, October 5, 2016

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).

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