MACOMB, Ill. (KWQC) - Western Illinois University's board of trustees voted to conduct a national search for the next university president on Friday.
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That means interim president, Martin Abraham, won't be filling the position permanently.
Abraham has served in that role since July 1 and will remain interim president until a permanent president is hired.
"We have greatly appreciated Dr. Abraham's efforts as acting and interim president, and we look forward to a continued working relationship," Polly Radosh, board of trustees chair, said.
The board is searching for WIU's 12th president after Jack Thomas stepped down in June.