Davis Appointed to be New Student Regent

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Christopher Davis, a Southeast Missouri State University junior from St. Louis, has been appointed to serve as the new student representative to the Southeast Missouri State University Board of Regents.

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CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo.,

March 15, 2006 – Christopher Davis, a Southeast Missouri State University junior from St. Louis, has been appointed by Missouri Gov. Matt Blunt to serve as the new student representative to the Southeast Missouri State University Board of Regents.

Blunt appointed Davis to the Board on Feb. 7. Davis’ appointment was confirmed by the Missouri Senate March 2. He will be sworn into office at the next meeting of the Board of Regents.

Davis replaces India Jeffery of St. Louis, whose term on the Board has expired. Davis’ term on the Board of Regents will run through Dec. 31, 2007.

Davis is majoring in criminal justice at Southeast with a concentration in law enforcement. He is minoring in political science and currently is employed on campus in the Office of Minority Student Programs. He is a community advisor at Southeast, a Minority Merit Award recipient, a Minority Student Programs and Student Support Services Mentor and a Student Judicial Advocate. He has attended the Missouri Conference on Blacks in Higher Education and has served as a crew leader for Harambee, a program in St. Louis designed to develop leadership skills in at-risk teens through job training.