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Elliott re-elected as MSU board chairman

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During its Aug. 3 meeting, the Missouri State University Board of Governors re-elected Springfield businessman Gordon Elliott as its chairman for the 2012-13 academic year.

Elliott, owner and CEO of Elliott Lodging, was elected chairman of the board in August 2011. Elliott, who has been on the board since 2007, also served as vice chairman for the 2010-11 academic year, according to Springfield Business Journal archives.

During the latest meeting, Orvin Kimbrough, executive vice president for United Way of Greater St. Louis, was selected as vice chairman of the board. He has served on MSU's governing body since 2009, according to a news release.

The executive committee of the board comprises Kimbrough; Cathy Smith, of Trenton, vice president and secretary of LET Inc.; and Elizabeth Bradbury, past chairwoman of the MSU Board of Governors and a retired 27-year human resources consultant from Trenton.

The MSU board has nine voting members and one nonvoting student member.[[In-content Ad]]

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