By The Associated Press
HATTIESBURG, Miss. (AP) — Dr. Steven Moser has been named the dean of the College of Arts and Letters at the University of Southern Mississippi.
Moser has been serving as interim dean since May of last year.
Moser replaces Dr. Denise von Herrmann, who left USM last spring to take the provost position at Oglethorpe University.
Moser’s appointment will be effective July 1.
Before joining the faculty in the School of Music in 1990, Moser was the marching band director and music education instructor in the School of Music at Texas Christian University in Fort Worth, Texas.
He holds a doctorate from USM and a master’s degree from Texas Christian and undergraduate degree from the University of Mississippi.