The chancellor of Missouri State University-West Plains, Dr. Drew Bennett, plans to retire at the conclusion of the spring 2018 semester.
Bennet made the announcement Wednesday. He will have served 11 years in the position by next May. Bennett is the 7th person to lead the West Plains campus and is the 2nd longest serving.
In a statement, Bennett said in retirement “I plan to have a ball. My wife, Elizabeth, and I have an extensive bucket list that includes travel and spending time with family.”