HANNIBAL, Mo. (AP) - Hannibal-LaGrange University is getting a new president for the first time since 1995.
The Hannibal Courier-Post (http://bit.ly/JKAjra ) reports that 43-year-old Anthony Allen has been selected to lead the Baptist university in the northeast Missouri town. He replaces Dr. Woodrow Burt, who is retired after a 17-year tenure as president.
Allen comes to Hannibal from Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Kansas City, Mo., where he was senior president for administration and chief administrative officer. His appointment was announced at the close of HLGU commencement exercises on Saturday.
Information from: Hannibal Courier-Post, http://www.hannibal.net