Jan. 20, 2022

Regents name Kossover chair of ESU presidential search committee

(Topeka, Kan.) – The Kansas Board of Regents (KBOR) has appointed Greg Kossover to serve as chair of the Emporia State presidential search committee.

“Greg Kossover has invaluable experience and a passion for Emporia State that will help him successfully lead the committee through the search process,” said KBOR Chair Cheryl Harrison-Lee. “The Board is grateful he is willing to serve in this role. We look forward to appointing the rest of the committee and beginning the search for the next president of Emporia State.”

Kossover graduated from Emporia State in 1985 with a bachelor’s degree in accounting. He has served as executive vice president and chief financial officer of Equity Bank since 2013 and as a member of the board of directors since 2011.

Prior to joining Equity Bank, Kossover served as president of Physicians Development Group, a builder and manager of senior living facilities in the Wichita metropolitan area. He also worked as chief executive officer of Value Place, LLC, and as treasurer of Western Financial Corporation.

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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.