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Liberty Named Kettering President
Stanley R. Liberty, former dean of the College of Engineering, was named the new president of Kettering University in Flint, Mich. He became the university’s sixth president when he succeeded Dr. James E.A. John on July 1.
Liberty joined Kettering from Bradley University in Peoria, Ill., where he was provost and vice president for academic affairs since January 1998. Before joining Bradley he served as dean of engineering for 13 years at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln and as that university’s interim vice chancellor for academic affairs. He was the Nebraska representative on the Science and Technology Council of the States, a working group of the National Governor’s Association, and advised Govs. Kay Orr and Ben Nelson on science and technology matters.