(ABC 6 News) - Riverland Community College has named J.C. Turner as the new interim Dean of Liberal Arts and Sciences.
The college says Turner has a strong background in media and electronic communications and multimedia technologies. He has a bachelor's degree in speech from Iowa State University as well as a master's degree and Ph.D. in Radio-Television-Film from the University of Texas at Austin. He also served as an Associate Dean at St. Cloud State University from 2000 to 2009.
"We are excited to have J.C. as part of our academic team," said Mary Davenport, interim vice president of academic and student affairs. "J.C.'s experience in teaching is important to growing strong faculty, while his experience within the four-year college environment will bring opportunities to enhance collaboration with our university partners."