Ryan Deboef announced today he is leaving Missouri State University for a new position in the private industry. He has been a member of the university’s leadership team since 2014. Deboef is leaving to become a named partner at Hahn | DeBoef Government Relations. His last day will be Jan. 31. He will continue to represent the university as part of the contract lobbying … [Read more...] about Chief of staff leaving the university
The Missouri State University Board of Governors commended President Clifton M. “Clif” Smart III for his exemplary leadership as president of Missouri State in fiscal year 2022. Smart presented his self-assessment to the board in an executive session at its June meeting. The board began the process via an electronic survey that evaluated Smart in these major … [Read more...] about Board recognizes Smart for positive performance over the last year
It’s no doubt that 2020 has been a tough year so far. As a leader of a business or organization, how can you lead effectively during turbulent times? Missouri State University President Clif Smart shares his perspectives with Authority Magazine. … [Read more...] about How does a leader lead effectively during turbulent times?
The Missouri State University community is saddened to hear of the loss of Dr. Marshall Gordon, who passed away May 17 at the age of 81. Gordon served as president of Missouri State University (then Southwest Missouri State University) from 1983-92. Under his leadership, enrollment exceeded 20,000 for the first time, bringing an economic impact of more than $1 million a day … [Read more...] about Missouri State remembers President Marshall Gordon
The Missouri State University Board of Governors has extended the employment contract of President Clifton M. “Clif” Smart III to June 30, 2026 – a 4-year extension of his existing contract. “We are extremely pleased with the direction of Missouri State University under President Smart’s guidance,” said Board Chair Carrie Tergin. “His … [Read more...] about Board approves contract extension for President Smart