Fister stepping down as Faculty Regent, appointed to new position

Faculty Regent Renee Fister is stepping down from the Board of Regents after accepting the position of Senior Presidential Advisor of Strategic Initiatives.

The position is in replace of the President’s Chief of Staff, but Fister said the position comes with different job requirements.

She said her position is to assist President Davies with situations as they arise.

The Senior Presidential Advisor of Strategic Initiatives is a full time job.

She is retaining her professor status at the University. Fister said she will continue to teach the class schedule she has.

A new Faculty Regent will be elected prior to the Dec. Board of Regents meeting.

In an e-mail to Murray State faculty, Fister said, “I have enjoyed serving in this capacity as your faculty representative and working with you to enhance the mission and goals of this University.”

Staff Report