Finalists for M State presidency announced
Christopher Reber has served as president of the Community College of Beaver County (Pa.) since 2014. Previously, he served Venango College of Clarion University as executive dean from 2002 to 2014; the Pennsylvania State University at Erie, The Behrend College as associate provost for Advancement and University Relations from 1998 to 2002, as dean of Student Affairs and affiliate assistant professor of education from 1987 to 1998, and as assistant dean of Student Affairs from 1981 to 1984; and Lakeland Community College (Ohio) as director, Human Resource Development Division from 1985 to 1987 and as director of lifelong learning from 1984 to 1985. He holds a bachelor’s degree from Dickinson College (Pa.), a master's from Bowling Green State University (Ohio), and a doctorate from the University of Pittsburgh. He is scheduled to visit the M State campuses in Fergus Falls and Wadena on March 28, and the M State campuses in Detroit Lakes and Moorhead on March 29. The Board of Trustees of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities is expected to act on Chancellor Devinder Malhotra’s recommendation of a final candidate at its April 18 meeting. The new president is expected to begin July 1.