Kansas Wesleyan University President Resigns
KSAL Staff - Sun 07:51 AM 06/17/2012
The President of Kansas Wesleyan University resigns.
According to the school, Dr. Fletcher Lamkin has stepped down.
Lamkin, who has been at KWU since January of 2010, was the 18th President of the University.
During his tenure as KWU president, Dr. Lamkin was responsible for enhancing the student experience and academic excellence through the development of the Student Success Center, Center for Teaching Excellence, the Wesleyan Challenge, forming partnerships with the Eisenhower Presidential Library and Museum and the Combat Aviation Brigade.
Dr. Lamkin had replaced Philip P. Kerstetter, who left KWU back in June to become the fourth president of Mount Olive College in North Carolina.
Provost Dr. Wayne Lowen has been named KWU’s acting president.
Dr. Lowen brings 36 years of higher education experience, including 14 as the President of Florida Christian College. He has also served as a CFO, planned giving/major gifts officer, and has been the provost of Kansas Wesleyan for the last two years.
Kansas Wesleyan will name a replacement president at a later date.