Dobbins receives alumni award from Kent State University

Sunday, August 14, 2011
Southeast Missouri State University president Dr. Kenneth Dobbins (FRED LYNCH ~ flynch@semissourian.com)

Southeast Missouri State University president Dr. Ken Dobbins has received special recognition from Kent State University in Ohio.

Dobbins has been selected as a 2011 Alumni Leadership Award recipient for Kent State University's College of Education, Health and Human Services second annual Hall of Fame Awards.

According to a news release, Dobbins was selected for his outstanding leadership throughout his educational career.

He received his Ph.D. in higher education from Kent State University in 1987 and serves as chairman for the American Association of State Colleges and Universities. He is a past chairman of the Missouri Council on Public Higher Education and a member of the finance committee for the Ohio Valley Conference President's Council.

Dobbins will be presented with the award during Kent State University's homecoming events in October.

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