5/5 Education Digest

Wayland offering new degree
Wayland Baptist University will offer a master of arts in counseling beginning this fall. The new degree was designed to lead to licensed Professional counsel status or certification as a school counselor. The degree will also cater to working adults, a press release from Wayland Baptist University said.

Former resident named dean
Brian Reithel, who grew up in Clovis, has been named dean of the School of Business Administration at the University of Mississippi. Reithel, 42, has been a faculty member at the university since 1991.

Education Digest is compiled by CNJ staff writer Marlena Hartz. She may be contacted at 763-6991, or by e-mail: marlena_hartz@link.freedom.com