Rowan Senate President’s request: Don’t appoint university president before July 2014

    If Rowan University Senate President Eric Milou has his way, the university will not appoint a new president before July 1, 2014.

    Milou has presented a resolution advising the board of trustees not to move forward with the search for a new leader in the next two years.
    According to the Gloucester County Times, the resolution cites an untimely, expensive search and the university’s changing climate as reasons to keep things stable for now.

    Under a plan approved by Gov. Chris Christie, the university is set to merge with Rutgers-Camden University, though real details on how the combine school would operate have not been revealed. Last month, Rowan announced it had temporarily abandoned its search for a new president, leaving interim president Ali Houshmand in charge for now.

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