Candidate open forum set for March 6

Josh Riedy will visit campus March 5 and 6 to interview for the associate vice president for outreach services and dean of outreach programs position in the Division of Continuing Education. He is currently director of the South Dakota Board of Regents' Electronic University Consortium, and has K-12 and post-secondary teaching experience, as well as a background in the design, delivery, and evaluation of higher education continuing and distance education programs.

Prior to his current position, Riedy worked in a variety of capacities at South Dakota State University. He has formal training in the field of education with degrees in agricultural education, career and technical education and is pending graduation from the University of South Dakota with a doctoral degree in adult and higher education administration. He is active in a number of professional organizations, currently serving on the WCET steering committee, and as the South Dakota MERLOT project director.

Born in Hettinger, N.D., he was raised in northwestern South Dakota near the town of Thunder Hawk. His curriculum vitae is available for review online at

Campus faculty, staff, and students are invited to attend an open forum Tuesday, March 6, at 9 a.m. in Room 16/18, Swanson Hall.
-- John Watson, Chair, Search Committee,, 777-3412