About the Office

The President and Chief Executive Officer of Pittsburg State University shapes the vision and strategic plan of the university and is responsible for all operations of the university.  

The president manages Pittsburg State's nearly $110 million budget, it's nearly 7,000 students, and more than 1,500 employees. The president also plays a critical role on the national stage as a leader who works closely with colleagues in the worlds of education, business and government to develop policies which support higher education and regional economic development.

The president is appointed by and reports to the Kansas Board of Regents.

President Dan Shipp

Dan Shipp was appointed President in 2022. As chief executive officer of Pittsburg State, Shipp oversees all aspects of the university's strategic mission.

Read President Shipp's biography

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President's office staff

Kendall Gammon
Kendall Gammon
Special Assistant TO the President

Phone: (620) 235-6583

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Katie George
Katie George
Chief of Staff

Phone: (620) 235-4101

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Pat Jones
Administrative Associate

Phone: (620) 235-4100

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Dr. Steve Scott
Special Assistant to the President

Phone: (620) 235-4100

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Dr. Dan Shipp

Phone: (620) 235-4100

Contact Dr. Dan Shipp