MacMurray College’s president is resigning.
Dr. Colleen Hester will be departing next year, according to an announcement by school board chairman Charles O’Connell made in a press release.
Hester has served as president for eight years. She’s the first woman to ever serve in the position for the 168-year-old private college. O’Connell says Hester’s resignation will take affect May 31st, 2015.
The board will immediately begin the process of conducting a national search for MacMurray’s next president.