Passport State Facilitator
System Vice President for Academic Affairs
South Dakota Board of Regents
Paul Turman is the System Vice President for Academic Affairs, South Dakota Board of Regents. His responsibilities include oversight of the Regental system common course catalog, research and economic development, institutional research, new programs, and state scholarship programs. Turman received his Ph.D. from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln (2000), and prior to joining the South Dakota Board of Regents staff, Turman taught as an associate professor at the University of Northern Iowa (UNI), and was recognized for outstanding teaching and service at the institutional and national levels. Throughout his academic career he has published 34 peer reviewed research articles at the national and regional levels, as well as co-authored four books.