James Limbaugh has been named chancellor of Montana State University-Northern.
Montana State University President Waded Cruzado announced Limbaugh's appointment this morning today, subject to approval by the Montana Board of Regents,
He will start Jan. 1.
"Dr. Limbaugh brings experience, enthusiasm and an intense commitment to helping students succeed," Cruzado said. "I know Dr. Limbaugh will bring strong leadership to Northern and be an advocate for Havre and all the Hi-Line communities."
Limbaugh is currently vice president for strategy, planning and policy at Angelo State University in San Angelo, Texas, a position he has held since 2008.
He was one of four finalists for the position. The four were interviewed by faculty, staff and community members during visits to the campus last month.