MBU professor named president of Missouri Professors of Education Administration

an image of Dr. Shelton SmithSt. Louis, MO, June 2014-Dr. Shelton Smith, professor of education and dean of the Missouri Baptist University Franklin County Regional Learning Center, has been named the President of the Missouri Professors of Educational Administration (MPEA) organization.

Missouri Professors of Educational Administration is an organization that is committed to the preparation of programs encompassing the professional standards that develop educational leaders who promote the success of students in a college setting.

“Dr. Smith’s appointment as president of MPEA further illustrates the Education Division’s commitment to professional excellence,” said Melanie Bishop, dean of MBU’s Education Division. “Dr. Smith is a proven educator, administrator and professor who will serve MPEA well in this role.”

Dr. Shelton Smith was named president on Friday April 25, 2014 at the organization’s annual conference in Columbia, Mo.

Missouri Baptist University is a Christ-centered university located in Saint Louis. MBU offers more than 40 undergraduate degrees, graduate degrees in education, business and religion and its new terminal degree, the Doctor of Education. In addition to its 66-acre West St. Louis County campus, MBU offers degree programs at 10 regional learning centers throughout SaintLouis, in Southern Illinois and online. For more information, go to www.mobap.edu or call 1-877-434-1115.