Alumnus Glenn Coltharp was named president of Crowder College in Neosho, Mo.

He’s spent the 37 years as an educator after earning three degrees from PSU — his bachelor’s, master’s, and specialist. His career has included teaching kindergarten, second, and fourth grades, serving as a principal, assistant superintendent, and superintendent, and as vice president of Academic Affairs at Crowder.

His wife, Hazel Coltharp, is a professor in the math department and their children are both Gorillas: Jean Coltharp, an assistant professor at MSSU, and Benjamin Coltharp, a senior at PSU.