University of Illinois Springfield has named the new Dean of the College of Public Affairs.
Robert Smith previously served as the Dean of the College of Liberal Arts at Savannah State University, and Chair of the Political Science Department at Kennesaw State University.
He is scheduled to start on July 16 and said he's excited about his new position.
This story aired on WICS Newschannel 20 on April 3, 2017.
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