Chuck Staben, pictured, provost and vice president for academic affairs at the University of South Dakota, has been named the new president of the University of Idaho; the state Board of Education voted unanimously today in favor of the choice. Staben’s salary will be $350,000 a year, and he was appointed for a term of three years, starting March 1. Staben is a biochemist with a Ph.D from the University of California at Berkeley and a BS from the University of Illinois. He's been at South Dakota since 2008, and previously served as a vice president and professor at the University of Kentucky, from 1989 to 2008/Betsy Russell, Eye on Boise. (Photo: University of South Dakota Web site)
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