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Hynd named new president of Oakland University

Michael Childs

September 3, 2014


George W. Hynd, former College of Education associate dean for research and external affairs, has been named the next president of Oakland University in Rochester, Michigan, reports July 9 stories in the Detroit Free Press and The Oakland Post.

Hynd previously served as Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs for the College of Charleston in South Carolina. He has more than 40 years of educational experience, including serving as the dean of the College of Education at Purdue University from 2003-07, chair of the Division for the Education of Exceptional Children, director of the School of Professional Studies and associate dean of Research and External Affairs at the University of Georgia from 1997-2003.