Rema Vassar, professor (Dr. Rema) in the College of Education for the Educational Leadership and Policy Studies has been elected new chair of the Michigan State University board of trustees

Crain’s Detroit Business, Detroit News, MLive, 1/11
MSU trustees elect Wayne State professor as new board chair

The Michigan State University board of trustees elected a new chair Wednesday morning. Rema Vassar will lead the East Lansing-based university's board for the next two years, succeeding Dianne Byrum, who had led the MSU board for the past four years. Vassar is a professor of educational leadership and policy studies at Wayne State University in Detroit and serves as special adviser to the office of the provost on Black student success in K-12 education and public schools in Detroit. She was elected to the MSU board two years ago for a term ending Jan. 1, 2029.

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