Derral Siggard has been named director of the College of Eastern Utah's new university center. He will assess the needs of four-year degree programs and coordinate upper-division courses to be offered in the region by the state's universities. The center will be located in CEU's main building in Price and will be operating by fall.

A native of Brigham City, Siggard began his teaching career at CEU in 1967. In addition to his teaching responsibilities at CEU, Siggard has served as the chairman of the College's Music Department, and president of the faculty association. He was elected a vice president of the Utah Music Educator's Association in 1968, and served as that group's president from 1981 to 1983.