The Utah State University Institutional Council approved the appointment of C.R. Mike Parent as a new associate dean for the College of Business.

Parent, a professor of business administration, assumes additional responsibility as associate dean under Dean David B. Stephens. He joined the USU faculty in 1972. He chairs the university's athletics council and is its faculty representative to the National Collegiate Athletics Association.The council also approved a recommendation for appointment of Mark Calvin Healey as assistant head of the department of animal, dairy and veterinary sciences. He is an associate professor in that department and also in the department of biology.