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Diane Stiles to Fill Vice-President Position

Posted on: May 13, 2014   |   Category: News

WATERTOWN, SD – Diane Stiles has been named the next Vice-President of Lake Area Technical College. Stiles, a finalist candidate for the position of President, will assume the Vice-President position July 1, 2014.

Stiles comes to LATI from Northwest Kansas Technical College where she served as Assistant Vice-President for Student Affairs before moving to a leadership role in Academic Affairs. In addition to her post-secondary experience, she previously served as the Executive Director of the Norton County Economic Development and served as an English Professor in Beijing, China. Stiles has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science and a Master of Arts in Education. She is originally from Lenora, Kansas. She and her husband, Asa, have two children.

Michael Cartney, Lake Area Technical College’s incoming President, said, “We are proud to announce Diane Stiles as the next Vice-President of LATI.  Finding the right person is crucial for us and Diane brings the right combination of ability, innovation and personality to bolster the LATI team,” he said. “Diane’s experience at another technical College will give us fresh perspectives as we continue to raise our level of excellence.”