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EKU president Dr. Michael Benson stepping down; national search to be conducted for next president

Dr. Michael Benson announced he will step down as president of Eastern Kentucky University effective Jan. 6. Benson, in his seventh year of service, will work with EKU Board Chairman Lewis Diaz along with the Board of Regents and the President’s Council to ensure a smooth transition. “It has been a singular privilege and honor to serve as EKU’s 13th President,” said Benson. “Thanks to the...