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Roger Drake named president of Central Methodist University

     Roger Drake will be the next president of Central Methodist University, taking office July 1, said Glenn Cox, chair of the CMU Board of Trustees and of the Presidential Search Committee.      His appointment came Friday, Feb. 1, at a trustee board meeting of the Fayetteville, Mo., school.      Drake will replace Marianne Inman, […]

Q&A: Growing a UM college into a university

Marianne Inman will retire as president of Central Methodist University in June, after 18 years in the job. Under her leadership, the Fayette, Mo.-based school has seen a five-fold increase in students (to 5,300), tripled its endowment (to $31 million) and completed three capital campaigns. It’s also gone from “Central Methodist College” to “Central Methodist […]