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Glenn W. Poshard Edit Profile

also known as Glendal W. Poshard

academic administrator , congressman

Glenn Poshard, American academic administrator, former congressman. Founder Poshard Foundation for Abused Children.


Poshard, Glenn W. was born on October 31, 1945 in Herald, Illinois, United States.


Bachelor, Southern Illinois University, 1970. Master of Science, Southern Illinois University, 1974. Doctor of Philosophy, Southern Illinois University, 1984.


Teacher high school, 1970—1974. Assistant director then director Illinois State Regional Education Service Center, 1974—1984. Member Illinois State Senate, 1984-1988, 101st-105th Congresses from 22nd (now 19th) Illinois District, 1989-1998.

Teacher, administrator John A. Logan College, Carterville, Illinois. Vice chancellor for administration Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, 1999—2003, chairman board trustees, 2004—2005, president, since 2006. Served in United States Army, 1962-1965.


Founder Poshard Foundation for Abused Children.