July 19, 2021

Regents thank Pittsburg State President Steve Scott for his service

(Topeka, Kan.) – Kansas Board of Regents Chair Cheryl Harrison-Lee issued the following statement thanking Pittsburg State University President Steve Scott after his announcement that he will step down as president of Pittsburg State University in June of 2022:

On behalf of the Board, I want to thank President Scott for his years of service to Pittsburg State. He has always been a passionate advocate for students and staff and an innovative leader who cared deeply about the Pittsburg community. His leadership has been transformative for the university and southeast Kansas. The Regents wish Dr. Scott all the best.


The Board will discuss a search for the next president of Pittsburg State in the coming months.

For more information, please contact Matt Keith at (785) 430-4237 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..


About the Kansas Board of Regents:
The nine-member Kansas Board of Regents is the governing board of the state’s six universities and the statewide coordinating board for the state’s 32 public higher education institutions (six state universities, one municipal university, nineteen community colleges, and six technical colleges). In addition, the Board administers the state’s student financial aid, adult education, high school equivalency, and career and technical education programs. Private proprietary schools and out-of-state institutions are authorized by the Kansas Board of Regents to operate in Kansas.

Visit the Kansas Board of Regents online at