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Statesman Spotlight: Dr. E.E. Caston

CLEVELAND, Miss. – Dr. E.E. Caston, known by most as Butch, took over as Interim President of Delta State University in July. Get to know him in this Statesman Spotlight.

Where are you from originally/Where do you consider your hometown?

Baton Rouge, La./Cleveland, Miss.

What degrees do you hold and from where?

Delta State – BSE English, M.Ed. Counseling

Southern Mississippi – Ed.D. Counseling/Administration

What makes Delta State a special place to work?

The culture, atmosphere, and people

What do you like to do in your free time?

Outdoor activities, sports, and traveling

What’s at the top of your travel bucket list?

Mountain ranges in northwest U.S. and South Africa

Who would make you starstruck?

Vince Lombardi

If you could see any band/group/artist perform, who would it be?

Ray Charles

If you could only eat one meal for the rest of your life, what would it be?

A full breakfast

What is an interesting fact most people don’t know about you?

I love music, dogs, and flowers.

What do you hope to achieve in your time as interim president?

I want to contribute to the growth and success of Delta State University.