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Gerald Patton appointed to KSU board of regents

FRANKFORT, Ky. — Gov. Andy Beshear announced that he has appointed Gerald Patton, Ph.D., of Rancho Mirage, California, to the Kentucky State University Board of Regents. Dr. Patton is an alumnus of KSU and served as president of its student council. He replaces Candace McGraw, who has resigned and shall serve for the remainder of the unexpired term ending June 30, 2027.

After graduating from KSU in 1969, Patton went on to obtain a master’s degree from Western Illinois University and a doctorate from the University of Iowa, both in history.

Professionally, he served as deputy commissioner of higher education at the New York Education Department and taught at North Carolina State University and at Washington University in St. Louis. Before retiring, Dr. Patton was Director of Assessment and Educational Effectiveness at California State University, Fullerton.

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