Mines News

Release Date Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Puszynski Named Interim President at SD Mines

Jan A. Puszynski, Ph.D., is the interim president of the South Dakota School of Mines & Technology.

Jan A. Puszynski, Ph.D., vice president for research at South Dakota School of Mines & Technology, has been named interim president at SD Mines.

Puszynski begins his duties immediately and will serve in a temporary capacity until a national search for the next president is concluded and a new university president is appointed.

For more information on the appointment of Puszynski as acting president please see the press release issued by the South Dakota Board of Regents.



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Founded in 1885, the South Dakota School of Mines & Technology is a science and engineering research university located in Rapid City, S.D., offering bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees. The university enrolls 2,778 students with a student-to-faculty ratio of 15:1. The SD School of Mines placement rate is 96 percent, with an average starting salary of $62,929. Find us online at www.sdsmt.edu and on Facebook and Twitter.


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