MARYVILLE, Mo. — Matt Baker, vice president of student affairs at Northwest Missouri State University, has been named to the Mosaic Life Care Board of Trustees.

“Dr. Baker brings with him an exceptional viewpoint from our northwest Missouri area,” said Dr. Mark Laney, Mosaic Life Care’s chief executive officer.

“We are pleased to welcome him to our system, especially at this important time in our organization with the addition of Mosaic Medical Center-Maryville (formerly St. Francis Hospital). We look forward to his expertise and will benefit from his insight.”

In his role at Northwest, Baker oversees student housing, dining services, student union operations, fraternities and sororities, health services, campus recreation, volunteer services and student conduct.

He holds a degree in psychology from Kansas State University, a master’s degree in higher education administration from the University of Arkansas-Fayetteville and a doctorate in education from the University of Missouri-Columbia.

Mosaic Life Care is a physician-led health care organization based in St. Joseph. The nonprofit corporation is a past recipient of the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award and was the first health care organization in Missouri to join the Mayo Clinic Care Network.

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