The Lake area Columbia College has selected a new President for the Osage Beach campus. Scott Dalrymple has been selected by the Board of Trustees as Columbia Colleges 17th President. Prior to his work at Excelsior College, Dalrymple served as a tenured chair and Associate Professor of Business Administration, and accounting at Hartwick College in New York from 2003 to 2010. He also served as the Beech professor of Business Administration and Director of the MBA program at Southwestern College in Kansas from 1999 to 2003. The current President, Dr. Gerald Brouder announced his retirement in January 2013.