Glen Midkiff

Director of John F. Rahal Center for Strategic Engagement


Glen Midkiff has served as the Director of the Center for Stakeholder Engagement for the Lewis College of Business and Brad D. Smith Schools of Business since 2016, where he leads the college’s outreach and marketing efforts while also providing day-to-day oversight. Serving as the chief of staff, he coordinates many of the College-wide initiatives, as well as special projects involving senior staff and its priorities. Glen is responsible for strategically identifying opportunities for partnerships and facilitating the college’s engagement and managing communications internally across all units in the college as well as externally among multiple audiences, including alumni, donors, potential students, and other stakeholders. As a talent specialist, he acts as a liaison between the business community, faculty and students and connects stakeholders to showcase student work and intellectual acumen through innovative experiential learning initiatives such as internships and consulting projects. Glen also manages special events such as the Dean’s Distinguished Speaker Series and the Cohen Business Professionalism Speaker Series.

MS, Human Resource Management, Marshall University, 2019
EdS, Education Specialist Degree, Marshall University, 2014
MS, Adult and Technical Education, Marshall University, 2000
RBA, General Studies, Marshall University, 1998
John Marshall Leadership Fellow, 2020
Calvin A. Kent Outstanding Graduate Student Leader, Brad D. Smith Graduate School of Business, 2019
Staff Member of the Year Award, Marshall University Lewis College of Business, 2018
Advisor of the Year, University of Louisville, Resident Student Association, 2008
New Professional Award, University of Louisville, Kentucky Association of Housing Officers, 2004
Director of the Center for Stakeholder Engagement
Rotary Club of Huntington
Tri-State SHRM
Mountwest Community & Technical College Business Advisory Committee