Dr. Tom Jackson is replacing Dr. Kay Schallenkamp as president of Black Hills State University in Spearfish. The South Dakota Board of Regents made the announcement on campus Wednesday.
Jackson begins his duties as president on July 3rd, 2014.
Most recently, Jackson was the vice president for student affairs at the University of Louisville, Kentucky before accepting the position at Black Hills State.
Jackson says even after experiencing South Dakota spring-time weather, he and his family are excited to be a part of Black Hills State.