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President Ayers to Step Down

In February 2014 President Edward Ayers announced that he would step down, effective June 30, 2015. He will continue his scholarly work as a member of the University faculty. More details are provided in President Ayers's announcement, and in a message from University Rector Charles A Ledsinger, Jr.