Johnson named vice-chairman of University of Minnesota regents
WILLMAR -- University of Minnesota Regent Dean Johnson, of Willmar, was elected Friday by his peers as vice-chairman of the 12-member board.
The two-year post begins July 1.
Richard Beeson, of St. Paul, was elected chairman.
"It's an honor," said Johnson, who is a former state senator and was first elected to the Board of Regents in 2007. He was re-elected to a second, six-year term this spring.
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