Glenn Poshard named president of Morthland College in West Frankfort
Former SIU President Glenn Poshard on Tuesday morning was named president of Morthland College, a private Christian college in West Frankfort.
Tim Morthland, the college’s previous president who will now serve as chairman of its Board of Trustees, made the announcement on Facebook.
“Dr. Poshard is not only qualified for the task at hand, but, most importantly, he is a man whose heart is grounded in the Vision Statement, those few hundred words that keep all of us who are here coming to work everyday,” Morthland wrote on Facebook.
The college was created in 2009.
Poshard, a former state senator and U.S. congressman, worked as SIU’s president from 2006 to 2014.
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