Newman University president set to retire 

May 15, 2019 - 7:32 pm

The president of Newman University will be stepping down at the end of the calendar year.

Noreen Carrocci's retirement was announced Tuesday.  In a news release, Board of Trustees chairwoman Teresa Hall Bartels said that Carrocci "put Newman University of the map" after she was named president in 2007. The release says that under Carrocci's leadership, the four-year graduation rate improved by 30%. 

The Wichita Eagle reports that the university plans to immediately begin a nationwide search for its next president.

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