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Alumnus James Rankin Selected as New SD Mines’ President

Alumnus James Rankin Selected as New SD Mines’ President

James (Jim) Rankin will return to his alma mater as the 19th president of South Dakota School of Mines & Technology, the South Dakota Board of Regents announced Tuesday. Rankin, a South Dakota native from Draper and Fort Pierre, graduated from SD Mines in 1978 with a bachelor of science degree in electrical engineering. He becomes president at the Rapid City campus Jan. 8, 2018.

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