Ohio Valley University has named its new president.
In a news release, the school announced that Dr. Harold Shank is the ninth president in OVU's history.
Shank comes to the school from Oklahoma Christian University, where he spent five years.
He has also served as the national spokesperson for the Christian Child and Family Services Association since 1996.
OVU has been conducting a national search for the last two years to replace James Johnson who resigned in April, 2009.