Chris Gilmer to be new Sitka Campus Director
The University of Alaska Southeast, Sitka Campus, is pleased to announce that Dr. Chris Gilmer has been selected to be the next Sitka Campus Director. Gilmer comes to Sitka from Walden University where he held the position of Core Professor and Chair of the Department of Undergraduate Writing. He will assume his new role effective July 1, 2015. In his new position, Gilmer will be the chief executive officer responsible for strategic development and day-to-day operations at the Sitka Campus, as well as part of the UAS regional leadership team. In addition, Gilmer will be responsible for developing and maintaining active industry, governmental, and community partnerships that support and enhance the UAS mission. Prior to Walden University, Gilmer held both teaching and administrative roles at Mississippi State University (Mississippi State, MS), Jackson State University (Jackson, MS), and Tougaloo College (Jackson, MS). Gilmer received his Ph.D. in English from the University of Southern Mississippi (Hattiesburg, MS), and earned his M.A. in English from Mississippi College (Clinton, MS).