LTC Michelle Bunkers
named chair of USD’s Department
of Military Science in August 2015.
The Dell Rapids, South Dakota,
native has returned to campus
with 22 years of U.S. Army service
under her belt; Bunkers graduated
from USD’s ROTC program in
1993 with an English major and a
military science minor. Her M.S. in strategic intelligence is
from National Defense Intelligence University (2010) and her
duty stations include Stuttgart, Germany; Fort Huachuca,
Arizona; Fort Bragg, North Carolina; Presidio of Monterey
and MacDill Air Force Base, Florida, with deployments
including a tour in Iraq and two tours in Afghanistan.
Donald R. Easton-Brooks,
has been named dean of the School of
Education at the University of South
Dakota. Easton-Brooks spent two
years at Eastern Oregon University as
a professor and dean of the Colleges
of Business and Education. He is a
1988 graduate of Greenville College in
Greenville, Illinois, with a bachelor’s
degree in sociology, a master’s degree in early childhood special
education from the University of Colorado at Denver and a
doctorate in education leadership and innovation from UC-
Denver. Easton-Brooks’ research and scholarship includes urban
education, ethnic-matching of students and teachers, minority
education and teacher diversity. Professionally, he has been a
member of the American Educational Research Association,
the National Association for Multicultural Education and the
National Black Child Development Institute.
SCHOOL OF EDUCATION
In-State Tuition for Out-of-State Coyotes
Qualification is simple: incoming freshmen or
transfer students can pay the in-state tuition
rate if a parent or legal guardian received
a degree from USD, making a world-class
education even more affordable.
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Children of USD alumni can now attend
the university for in-state tuition,
even if they don’t live in South Dakota.