Wayne State College is hiring from within as it announced its new Vice President for Academic Affairs on Tuesday.
Steve Elliott has been appointed Vice President for Academic Affairs. He will begin his VPAA duties July 1, 2016, taking over for Mike Anderson, who will step down this June.
"I know Steve will do an excellent job providing leadership to the academic units," Wayne State College President Marysz Rames said in a news release. "I hope you will join me in congratulating him on his appointment."
"I want to also take this opportunity to thank the search committee for their outstanding work in identifying a slate of highly qualified candidates," Rames added. "The strength of the pool is indicative of our dedicated and committed community of scholars."
Elliott earned his master of fine arts in studio art at the University of Maryland and his bachelor of fine arts in sculpture at the University of Kansas. He has served as dean of the School of Arts and Humanities and director of the Nordstrand Visual Arts Gallery at Wayne State College since 2013. He is a tenured professor in the Department of Art and Design.