ABERDEEN, S.D. – Presentation College is pleased to announce the hiring of Dr. Diane K. Duin as Vice President for Academics.


“I am so happy to become part of the Presentation College team,” said Dr. Duin. “My work as Vice President for Academics will be grounded in the mission of Presentation College to challenge learners to academic excellence while developing the whole person.” 


Dr. Duin is currently serving as Dean, College of Allied Health Professions at Montana State University Billings and Interim Dean, College of Business. Dr. Duin will begin her responsibilities at Presentation College July 1, 2018.


“We are beyond excited for Diane to start as Vice President of Academics,” said Dr. Margaret Huber, College President. “She brings 26 years of higher education experience and will be an innovative leader for Presentation College.”


Dr. Duin has a doctorate in Rural Sociology from South Dakota State University, a master’s degree in Health Services Administration from Trinity University in San Antonio, and a bachelor’s degree in Health Services Administration from the University of South Dakota.


Dr. Duin will replace Dr. Parris Watts, who has been serving as Interim Vice President of Academics for the past 12 months.