Mike Armstrong took over the position on Jan. 7. Armstrong comes to Missouri Western from the University of Central Missouri where he was a major gift officer.
Armstrong replaces Jerry Pickman who was named the vice president for university advancement and executive director of the Missouri Western State University Foundation in May 2013.
Armstrong was at UCM for close to seven years. He will help lead the division of university advancement at Missouri Western. The division includes development, alumni services, public relations and marketing and campus printing and design services.