Dan L. King, former dean of the College of Education at the University of Wyoming at Laramie, has been appointed dean of the Faculty of Applied Science and Education at Buffalo State College.
He will direct 11 academic units at the college, including the Center for Studies in Creativity and the largest elementary education program in the state.
King, who also served as a professor of leadership and human development at the University of Wyoming, succeeds Karen F. Steckol, who left Buffalo State two years ago to become dean of the College of Arts and Sciences at Cleveland State University.
Elizabeth J. Cappella, a professor of educational foundations at Buffalo State, has served as interim dean of the Faculty of Applied Science and Education.
King, who holds a doctorate in educational administration from Wayne State University in Detroit, also completed post-doctoral studies in higher education at Wayne State.
He has served in administrative posts at Arkansas State University at Jonesboro and North Dakota State University at Fargo.