Jerry Ceppos, former executive editor of the Mercury News and more recently dean of the j-school at the University of Nevada, Reno, is moving on to a similar post at Louisiana State University. Ceppos has been appointed dean of the Manship School of Mass Communications at LSU in Baton Rouge effective July 1. Ceppos headed the Merc’s newsroom from 1995 to 1999. From 1999 to 2005 was vice president of news for Knight Ridder, then the Merc’s owner.

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