Gardner Appointed VP
Gardner will serve as the first person appointed VP of economic development and extension at WSU. Gardner will be working from Seattle, the center for economic activity and growth in Washington.
"John Gardner has been a splendid leader in strengthening the University of Missouri's role as an economic engine for our state. On behalf of the University family, I want to express gratitude to John for his hard work and leadership, and wish him well as he opens a new chapter in his career," said UM Interim President Gordon H. Lamb.
Gardner will start his new position July 1.
Floyd was the former UM president from 2002-2006.