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Logan Names Dr. Clay McDonald as its new president


February 21, 2013
By Maria DiDanieli

Feb. 12,
Chesterfield, MO – Logan College of Chiropractic/University Programs has
announced the selection of Dr. Clay McDonald as the college’s next President.
McDonald, a Logan alumnus, brings extensive experience in chiropractic
education, university administration and clinical practice.

He presently serves as
the Provost for Texas Chiropractic College, where he leads the institution’s
academic, business and administrative operations.

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“We are delighted Dr. McDonald has
accepted our invitation to join Logan College as President,” said Steven
Roberts, Chair of the Logan Board of Trustees. “Our board, with input from
students, faculty, administrators and alumni, conducted a thorough search and
reviewed many outstanding candidates for the position. Dr. McDonald is uniquely
suited to continue Logan’s outstanding leadership position in the field of
chiropractic education.”

Prior to his current role, Dr.
McDonald served as Dean of Academic Affairs and Executive Vice President at New
York Chiropractic College and in multiple leadership roles at Palmer College of
Chiropractic in Iowa. Dr. McDonald also brings Logan nearly a decade of
clinical experience, having founded and managed a Montana-based private
practice and rehabilitation clinic for eight years. Dr. McDonald holds a Doctor
of Chiropractic degree from Logan College of Chiropractic, a master’s degree in
business administration from St. Ambrose University and a law degree from
Valparaiso University. 

“I am humbled by the
opportunity to follow in the footsteps of Logan's past leaders,” said Dr.
McDonald. “As an educator and Logan alumnus, I look forward to returning to the
University as it prepares new generations of chiropractors to serve the
communities and build on Logan’s outstanding legacy." 

McDonald will replace Dr. George
Goodman, who is retiring after serving as Logan’s President for more than 20
years. During his tenure, Dr. Goodman played a significant role in increasing
university enrollment and program offerings, as well as establishing an
endowment of more than $25 million.

“We are deeply thankful for Dr.
Goodman’s exceptional service and contributions to the University,” said
Roberts. “He successfully led Logan for two decades as it has grown into the
leading chiropractic institution in the United States.”

Dr. Carl W. Saubert,
Vice President of Academic Affairs, will serve as interim
President until McDonald formally joins the university on March 1, 2013.

 


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