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Warren appointed to technology board of directors

Steven Warren

Steven Warren, vice provost for research and graduate studies, was appointed by Gov. Mark Parkinson to serve a four-year term on the Kansas Technology Enterprise Corporation Board of Directors. Warren’s appointment was confirmed by the Kansas Senate on March 3.

Warren is president of the KU Center for Research, Inc. and professor of applied behavioral science in the Schiefelbusch Institute for Life Span Studies. He is also on the Board of Directors of Kansas Bio Inc.

Swanson elected to national procurement association board

The National Association of Educational Procurement has announced the election of Barry Swanson to its board of directors, effective March 24. Swanson will serve as board member for district V, representing association regional groups in 12 states and Canada. Swanson is director of purchasing and strategic sourcing. The organization is the national association representing the procurement profession. Its membership is restricted to purchasing staff in colleges, research institutions, hospitals and K-12 schools.

Mihesuah’s work honored as ‘Outstanding Book on Oklahoma History’

Devon Mihesuah, the Cora Lee Beers Price Professor of Indigenous Nations Studies, won the Outstanding Book on Oklahoma History Award for her book “Choctaw Crime and Punishment, 1884-1907.” The award is presented by the Oklahoma Historical Society.

The book is also a finalist for the Oklahoma Book Award. The winner will be determined April 17. For more information, visit odl.state.ok.us/ocb/obaward.htm.

Lovato-Winston new development assistant at Audio-Reader

Feloniz Lovato-Winston has been named development assistant at Audio-Reader. She will assist in fund raising initiatives for Audio-Reader, including the annual For Your Ears Only sale, producing the “Airwaves” publication and promoting the network.

Lovato-Winston also works part time in communications and outreach for the School of Business.

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