Missouri State University

Kent D. Thomas

Kent D. Thomas

Email

Phone

417-836-3084

(work)

Fax

417-836-8955

Office

Meyer Alumni Center 303G

Department

International Programs

Postal mail

Missouri State University
International Programs
901 S. National Ave.
Springfield, MO 65897 work
Assistant Vice President International Programs-Director International Recruiting

Education

  • BS, International Relations, 1974, Georgetown University
  • MS, Industrial Relations, 1983, Purdue University
  • US Army Command and General Staff College, 1987
  • MS, Theater Operations, 1988, US Army Command and General Staff College
  • US Army War College, 1995

Professional experience

  • Special Assistant to the President, Missouri State University, 2009-2013
  • Enterprise Resource Program Manager, Missouri State University, 2007-2009
  • Chancellor, Missouri State University West Plains, 2001-2007
  • Vice President, Administrative Services, Missouri State University, 1998-2001
  • Garrison Commander, Fort Riley, Kansas, 1996-1998
  • G3 Operations Officer, 1st Infantry Division (Mechanized), Fort Riley, Kansas 1995-1996
  • Commander, 3d Battalion, 37th Armor, 1st Infantry Division (M), Fort Riley, Kansas 1992-1994
  • Other US Army Command and Staff Positions, 1974-1992

Other interests

  • Community Blood Center of the Ozarks Board Member, 2009-Present
  • Finance Committee, Schweitzer United Methodist Church, 2008-Present
  • Missouri Military Preparedness and Enhancement Commission, 2005-2011
  • West Plains Noon Rotary, 2001-2007
  • Workforce Investment Board of South Central Missouri, 2001-2007
  • Springfield Downtown Community Improvement District Board, 2000-2001
  • Springfield Retired Senior Volunteer Program Board, 2000-2001
  • Springfield Salvation Army Advisory Board, 1999-2001
  • Springfield United Way Cabinet, 2001
  • Springfield United Way Allocation Committee, 1999-2000
  • Leadership Springfield, 2000
  • Springfield Downtown Rotary 1998-2000
  • Leadership, Kansas, 1997
  • Manhattan, Kansas Chamber of Commerce, 1996-1998
  • Junction City, Kansas Chamber of Commerce, 1996-1998

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