Darrell Newton was appointed dean of graduate studies at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire. He will also serve as associate vice chancellor for academic affairs.
Dr. Newton has been serving as associate dean in the Fulton School of Liberal Arts at Salisbury University in Maryland. He joined the Salisbury faculty in 2003 and was promoted to full professor of communications in 2015. Earlier he was a lecturer at three campuses of the University of Wisconsin System.
Dr. Newton holds a bachelor’s degree in mass communications and a master’s degree in English from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. He earned a second master’s degree and a Ph.D. in communication arts from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.