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Regents pick Scott to lead PSU

May 12, 2009 12:00AM

PSU's 9th president, Dr. Steve Scott

The Kansas Board of Regents has selected Dr. Steven A. Scott to be the ninth president of Pittsburg State University. The regents announced their choice at a special meeting in Topeka. Scott’s appointment is effective beginning July 1.


Scott holds a B.S.Ed. degree from Pittsburg State University, an M.S. degree from Oklahoma State University, an Ed.S. degree from Pittsburg State University, and an Ed.D. degree from Oklahoma State University. Scott taught at Northeastern A&M College before joining the PSU faculty in the College of Education in 1989. Scott was named chairperson of the Department of Special Services and Leadership Studies in 1995 and dean of the College of Education in 1999. In 2006, Scott was named to his current position as provost and vice president for academic affairs.

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