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DENTAL HYGIENE CHIEF TO FILL ASSOCIATE PROVOST POST

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Kathleen Lukken, director of the dental hygiene program at Weber State University, will serve a one-year term as associate provost of the university.

Provost Robert B. Smith appointed Lukken to the interim position while the university conducts an internal search for a permanent associate provost.Lukken fills an opening created last month when E. Jeffrey Livingston became an associate commissioner for the Utah System of Higher Education.

For the past year, Lukken worked as an administrative intern in academic affairs. She has served as the founding director for the dental hygiene program since joining the university in 1975.

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