Texas A&M University-Commerce alum Jeffrey Bell, Ph.D., was recently named dean of the College of Individual and Community Health at Bemidji State University. Located in Bemidji, Minnesota, BSU is a public university that serves more than 5,000 students in a total of 79 different degree programs. Bell had previously worked at Southwest Minnesota State University for the past 12 years, most recently serving as interim dean of that institution's College of Arts, Letters and Sciences since 2021. Bell earned a Master of Science in Health and Human Performance from A&M-Commerce in 2006. In addition, he holds a Bachelor of Arts in Visual Art and a Master of Arts in Teaching from Austin College, as well as a doctoral degree in exercise physiology from Purdue University. Read the BSU press release about Dr. Bell.