CLARION, Pa. (AP) – Clarion University’s president says she’s stepping down at the end of the next academic year.
Karen Whitney has been president of the state-owned school for eight years. The school about 70 miles northeast of Pittsburgh has about 5,200 students.READ MORE: Uncertainty Surrounds New Omicron Variant: 'We Don't Have Answers Yet'
The school is one of several in the 14-school State System of Higher Education that’s struggling with declining enrollment. Clarion’s enrollment has dropped 29 percent since 2010.
Whitney is the longest-tenured president in the state system.READ MORE: 2 Injured After Stabbing In Pittsburgh's Arlington Heights Neighborhood
The resignation announced Monday is effective June 30, 2018.Labor Secretary Marty Walsh Says Build Back Better Will Help Retrain Workers For Pittsburgh's Jobs Of The Future
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