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The President's Office

Shaping the mission and strategic plan of Pittsburg State University.

Leadership Team

A dedicated and accomplished leadership team that shares Dan's commitment to academic excellence and student success.

Dan Shipp
Our President and his family bio. Get the latest news straight from Dan with his video series. 
Presidential Fellows
A student leadership team who brainstorms ways to increase campus engagement at Pittsburg State.

2023 Strategic Plan

Under President Shipp's visionary leadership, Pitt State has embarked on an ambitious strategic plan that lays the foundation for the University's future growth and success. This comprehensive roadmap focuses on enhancing the overall student experience, promoting diversity and inclusion, expanding research opportunities, and strengthening community partnerships.

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President Dan Video Updates

Dan goes beyond just sharing updates. He weaves in his own experiences and stories, making you feel like you're part of the action.


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Dan showcases the remarkable research breakthroughs, student accomplishments, community outreach efforts, and University achievements.

Gorilla Talks with Dan

Pitt State Current Initiatives

This cutting-edge facility will accommodate an additional 120 Nursing students, enhancing our teaching capacity to train future healthcare professionals.

Investing in modern and well-maintained athletic facilities, hiring experienced and skilled coaches, and building a strong fan base to foster community support.

A new building for the Kelce College of Business will become the keystone anchor of downtown Pittsburg.

The 790-mile bike ride secured $7.6 million for student scholarships and experiences.

The Bryant Student Health Center partners with CHC SEK to expand the accepted insurance of students, services available, and streamline healthcare processes.

A one-stop shop for the advising and academic support of Pitt State students. They will be assisted from enrollment through graduation.