DON YACKLEY ACCEPTS EXECUTIVE DIRECTORSHIP FOR
RESIDENTIAL LIFE & HOUSING
of Student Affairs announced the
hiring of Don Yackley as the
University of Houston’s new
Executive Director of Residential
Life and Housing. Yackley will join
the University of Houston in his new
role on June 20, 2011. He brings 18
years of progressive, professional
experience in student housing.
Yackley has been in his current role
as Director of Student Housing and
Residence Life at California State
University-Monterey Bay since 2006.
Prior to this post, he has served as
the Director of Residence Life at
Portland State University and the
University of Idaho.
Yackley holds a Bachelor of Science
in Psychology from Southern Oregon
State College and a Master of
Education in College Student
Services Administration from Oregon
State University. He brings a wealth
of professional experience to this
critical role in student success for
the University of Houston.
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