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academic administrator , educator , Philosopher

Keith Harold Lovin was American academic administrator, philosopher, educator.


Lovin, Keith Harold was born on April 1, 1943 in Clayton, New Mexico, United States. Son of Buddie and Wanda (Smith) Lovin.


Bachelor of Arts, Baylor University, 1965;postgraduate, Yale University, 1965-1966;Doctor of Philosophy, Rice U., 1971.


Professor philosophy Texas State University, San Marcos, 1970—1977, chairman department philosophy, 1977—1978, dean liberal arts, 1978—1981. Provost, vice president academy affairs Millersville University, Pennsylvania, 1981-1986. Provost, vice president academy and student affairs Colorado State University, Pueblo, 1986—1992.

President Maryville University St. Louis, 1992—2005, president emeritus, since 2005. Advisory board Southwest Studies in Philosophy, 1981—1990.


  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.


Board directors St. Louis Symphony Orchestra, 1995-2001, United Way Greater St. Louis, 1992-1999, Boys Hope, Girls Hope, Junior Achievement Mississippi Valley, Inc., 1992-2001, National Council Alcohol and Drug Abuse Advisory Board, St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference, Higher Education Council, St. Luke's Hospital, 1996-2005, vice-chairman, 2001-2003, chairman, 2003-2005. Board directors, president Indiana Colleges and Universities Missouri, 1999-2005, president 1999-2002. Member president's advisory committee Missouri Coordinating for Board Higher Education, vice chair, 2002-2005.

Trustee KETC Channel 9, 2003-2005. Member of Chesterfield Chamber of Commerce, Governor Business Education Roundtable, St. Louis Club.


  • Other Interests

    Avocation: fly fishing.


Married Marsha Kay Gunn, June 11, 1966. Children: Camille Jenay, Lauren Kay.

Buddie Lovin

Wanda (Smith) Lovin

Marsha Kay Gunn

Camille Jenay Lovin

Lauren Kay Lovin