Josiah Litant has been named the new dean of students for Minnesota State College Southeast.

He has 15 years of leadership prior to taking on the new position. Litant was previously the senior associate dean of students at Hampshire College in Amherst, Mass., the same college where he earned his Bachelor of Arts in Education.

According to a news release from the MSCS, Litant said that being at Southeast is "an exciting time." Litant continued by saying he is excited to be part of "building the next chapter."