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New Pitt president to begin new job on Monday

Daniel Shipp . . .

Daniel Shipp, the 10th president of Pittsburg State University, will begin his new job on Monday,June 6.

Shipp most recently served as vice chancellor for strategic initiatives and associate to the chancellor at University of Nebraska Medical Center.

He was chosen as Pittsburg State’s president as the result of a five-month process led by a search committee, which made recommendations to the Regents, who ultimately chose Shipp from among the finalists.

Shipp holds a doctorate in educational leadership and administration from the University of the Pacific in California, where he served as associate vice president for student life from 2006-12; a master of arts in education from the University of Nebraska Omaha, where he has been a vice chancellor since 2012; and a bachelor of arts in education from the University of Nebraska Lincoln.

He also has served as a senior staff member at the University of Missouri, where he helped lead the development of the $50 million Mizzou Student Recreation and Athletic Complex.

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