Regents Reappoint Eddleman to River Campus Board of Managers

Bill Eddleman

Dr. Bill Eddleman

CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo., Oct. 3, 2014 – The Southeast Missouri State University Board of Regents today reappointed Dr. William Eddleman as a University representative on the River Campus Board of Managers.

Eddleman’s new term will expire Dec. 1, 2017. His current term expires Dec. 1 of this year.

Eddleman, provost at Southeast, along with William Holland, vice president for University Advancement and executive director of the Southeast Missouri University Foundation, and Rhonda Weller-Stilson, director of the Earl and Margie Holland School of Visual and Performing Arts, and associate dean of the College of Liberal Arts, are the University’s representatives on the Board.

City representatives on the Board are Dennis Vollink, Jerry Ford and Ruth Knote.

Eddleman holds the rank of professor in the Department of Biology and was vice provost and dean of the School of Graduate studies at Southeast from 2011-2013, and chair of the Department of Biology from 2003-2011. Eddleman holds a Bachelor of Science (1975) and Master of Science (1978) in fisheries and wildlife from the University of Missouri-Columbia and a doctoral degree in wildlife ecology from Oklahoma State University. He was assistant and associate professor of natural resource science at the University of Rhode Island (1988-1994), and is in his 20th year at Southeast.

The Cooperation Agreement for the St. Vincent Seminary Property between the City of Cape Girardeau and Southeast Missouri State University calls for both the City Council and the Board of Regents to each appoint three members to the River Campus Board of Managers. Members serve three-year terms. At least one of the city’s appointees must represent the hotel/motel industry.