Glenville State College picks new president

GLENVILLE, W.Va.- Glenville State College’s Board of Governors has selected Tracy L. Pellett to be the school’s 24th president.

Glenville State announced Pellett’s appointment in a news release Wednesday.

Pellett (pah-LAY) currently serves as provost and vice president for academic affairs at the College of Coastal Georgia.

The West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission must approve Pellett’s appointment.

He was chosen over two other finalists: Penn State Greater Allegheny chancellor and chief academic officer Andrew Egan and former Glenville State provost Mary Katherine Butler Donley.

Current Glenville President Peter Barr announced in August he will retire at the end of the current academic year.

Glenville State has 1,800 students.

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