A vice president at Indiana Wesleyan University is the new president of Circleville Bible College.
Mark Smith, 39, will become Circleville's tenth president when he starts January 1, 2006. Smith is replacing John Conley, who is retiring.
A member of Circleville's board of trustees says Smith has the right mix of experience and leadership to head the college.
Smith also has served as a pastor in the Wesleyan Church.
Circleville Bible College has an enrollment of about 420. It was founded in 1948.