Missouri assistant superintendent accepts position with online university

Wednesday, December 4, 2013

Angie Besendorfer, Joplin assistant school superintendent, announced Wednesday that she will leave her local post to become chancellor of WGU Missouri, a nonprofit, online university.

“A decision like this is really difficult,” she said in a statement released through the school district. “I love the direction Joplin Schools is going, and it’s hard to choose to leave, especially at such a transitional time for the district, but WGU Missouri is also an innovative education institution, and (it) offered me an exciting opportunity that I just couldn’t refuse.”

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