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KSU’s Outgoing President is Set to Form Consulting Group


A retiring university president is mapping out his next job before leaving his old one. Kent State University’s Lester Lefton will retire this summer. And as Kent State’s student-run website KentWired reported earlier this month, Lefton’s already set rolling out plans for his new post-retirement life. He’ll be at the helm of an higher education [...]

Listen to a Discussion About Replacing College Presidents

Three of Ohio’s largest public universities are looking for new leaders. Former Ohio State University President E. Gordon Gee retired in July. Kent State University President Lester Lefton will retire next summer. University of Akron President Luis Proenza will retire in June.

University of Akron President Luis Proenza Announces Retirement, Gets 18-Percent Raise

University of Akron President Luis Proenza announced his retirement today after serving as the school’s president for nearly 15 years. Proenza’s last day as president will be June 30, 2014. WKSU’s Kabir Bhatia reports: Proenza is the longest continually serving president at a public university in Ohio. Under a deal reached with the Board of [...]

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