Duke U President Will Step Down Next Year

April 29, 2016

Duke University President Richard H. Brodhead, who has served in that position for 12 years, announced Thursday that he will step down on June 30, 2017. Duke's announcement noted many efforts to improve undergraduate education, research and Duke's global programs. Brodhead also was president during the Duke lacrosse scandal in 2006, in which the university faced criticism from all sides.

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