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Holcomb names 1st education secretary | Local

INDIANAPOLIS – Gov. Eric Holcomb tapped Katie Jenner as the state’s first secretary of education Thursday.

The position is transitioning from an elected superintendent of public instruction post.

“This is an incredibly important time for education in Indiana. Dr. Katie Jenner has focused her entire career on investing in students, teachers and staff, and she will continue to build the relationships needed to move our state forward in constructive ways,” Holcomb said. “As Indiana’s secretary of education, Dr. Jenner’s certification, work at nearly every level of education and her remarkable depth of experience will lead our state into this exciting

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K-State names first vice provost of graduate education

MANHATTAN, Kan. (WIBW) – Kansas State University has named its first vice provost of graduate education.

Kansas State University says Claudia A. Petrescu, a chief strategic planning officer and professor of public administration from Michigan, will be its first vice provost for graduate educational serve as dean of its Graduate School.

According to K-State, Petrescu’s appointment was made by Provost and Executive Vice President Charles Taber after a national search. It said Petrescu will start her duties on Jan. 10, 2021, and replaces Carol Shanklin, who is retiring as dean of the Graduate School.

“I am excited to have Dr.

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