Professor Middleton Named Interim President of Lincoln University

Professor Emeritus Michael Middleton, ’71, was recently named interim president of Lincoln University in Jefferson City, Mo. He will hold the position until a replacement for outgoing president Dr. Kevin Rome is named. Most recently, he served as interim president of the University of Missouri System.

“Interim President Mike Middleton will bring the stability Lincoln University needs as we face the unique situation of searching for a president in the midst of grappling with budgetary and other concerns,” Marvin Teer, president of the Lincoln University Board of Curators, said. “Though he comes to us only temporarily, the board is certain his time in this role will have a positive long-term effect on our historic institution.