New Military Science Chair Named for 2017-2018 School Year
Idaho State University’s ROTC (Reserve Officers’ Training Corps) program has named Capt. Johanna Mosby as the military science chair for the College of Arts & Letters 2017-2018 school year.
After nine years of military experience, Mosby was recommended for an ROTC leadership position, which brought her from Fort Bragg, North Carolina, as a company commander to ISU. Taking on the role of the military science chair at ISU will be Mosby’s first experience with higher education, but one she welcomes.
“I am excited to be part of the ROTC program at ISU,” Mosby said. “I look forward to continuing this excellent program as one that produces future quality leaders.”
The ROTC program at ISU integrates military training within the university setting. ROTC students take on extensive military-specific physical and tactical training while completing traditional courses to earn a degree. Upon graduation, ROTC students become commissioned officers and continue military training and education in their specified Army branch as a second lieutenant.
Mosby holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration with a concentration in human resources from the University of Tennessee-Martin and a master’s degree in management and leadership from Liberty University. She chose to join the U.S. Army to use the skills she had acquired in school.
As the new chair, Mosby looks forward to increasing visibility of the ROTC program within the community, as well as continuing the program’s legacy of mentoring and preparing cadets to become future Army Officers.
“With 24 ROTC students, ISU has a very close-knit program,” Mosby said. “I look forward to engaging with and offering mentorship to each cadet.”
Written by Katie Damron, College of Arts & Letters intern