Ohio University is appointing a new dean to its Lancaster campus.
James Smith will fill the position, starting August 16th, and become the 7th dean of the campus.
Smith is coming from Bowling Green State University where he was Associate Dean for Academic Programs and Services.
Smith says he's looking forward to working with the administration and staff along with continuing to see growth at the Lancaster campus.
His predecessor, John Furlow, served the Lancaster campus for 2 years.