Executive Director - June Harless Center for Rural Educational Research and Development
Dr. Stan Maynard serves as the Executive Director of the June Harless Center for Rural Education Research and Development and the Shewey Learning and Research Center. As a dedicated advocate for providing educational opportunities and encouragement for students at all levels, Dr. Maynard is involved in reform initiatives in several West Virginia Counties. Just one example is his effort to develop an Expeditionary Learning Incubator School through collaborative planning with Cabell County.
Dr. Maynard is a West Virginia native from Holden in Logan County. He attended Virginia Tech for his undergraduate degree and later received a Masters degree in Science and Public Health from the University of North Carolina. He earned a second Masters from Marshall University and his doctorate from Ohio University in 1978.
Prior to joining Marshall University as a faculty member in 1980, Dr. Maynard taught and coached basketball at Hargrave Military Academy in Virginia and in public schools in West Virginia. He also services as a pastor at Church in the Valley in Milton, West Virginia.