Midland U. President Quits to Focus on Senate Campaign

May 23, 2014

Ben Sasse, who recently won the Republican primary in Nebraska to run for U.S. Senate, announced Thursday that he is resigning as president, effective at the end of the calendar year. A press release from the university praised Sasse for leading a financial recovery at the university, where he became president in 2009. Sasse, who won the primary with strong backing from the Tea Party, is currently favored to win in the fall.

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