After an extensive search, Pittsburg State has named a new PROVOST and Vice President of Academic Affairs for the university.
Doctor Howard Smith will be taking on the new role in July. He currently serves as the Associate Vice President of Student Success and Enrollment Management.
Smith comes to the position with degrees from Pitt State, the University of Kansas and Kansas State.
He replaces Lynette Olson who will be retiring from the position that she has held since March of 2010.