Mount Marty College in Yankton selects new president



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YANKTON, S.D. (AP) — Mount Marty College in Yankton has a new president.

Marcus Long has been selected to lead the private Catholic liberal arts college. He was chosen by the Mounty Marty College trustees and approved by the Sacred Heart Monastery Council after a nationwide search.

Long joins the college after most recently serving as vice president for administration at St. Louis College of Pharmacy. Before, he was a member of the senior p public affairs leadership team at the University of Missouri in Columbia from 1994 to 2007.

He received bachelor's degrees in political science and history, as well as a master's degree in education, from the University of Missouri.

Search committee officials say they were impressed with Long's experience in higher education and his Catholic background.

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