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Emporia State names Texas Tech administrator Michael Shonrock new president

December 9, 2011

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— A top administrator at Texas Tech University has been chosen by the Kansas Board of Regents as the new president of Emporia State University.

The board announced the selection of Michael Shonrock following a special meeting Friday.

Shonrock has been in administration at Texas Tech since 1990, most recently as senior vice president and associate professor of educational psychology and leadership.

At Emporia State he will succeed Michael Lane, who resigned in May, six months after being interviewed for the presidency of a private university in Illinois.

Shonrock holds bachelor's undergraduate and master's degrees from Western Illinois University, and a doctorate from the University of Kansas. He also earned an advanced degree in education from Pittsburg State.

He was one of four finalists for the Emporia State presidency.

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oneeye_wilbur 2 years, 4 months ago

And even Joe Kellog's father has long been forgotten at Emporia. Who was he? Who was Joe Kellog?

For that matter who was Joe Kellog's mother and her place in history in Kansas as well as his half brother Vernon Kellog.

And to think that both Joe Kellogg and Vernon were both at KU, long forgotten just as John Stavros. Goes to show how short memories historians have when talking about the past in Lawrence.

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