Decatur -- The president of Millikin University
in Decatur has
announced his retirement and says it's effective immediately.
Harold Jeffcoat announced Tuesday he is
retiring from the 2,300-student private school. He offered no reason other than
saying it's a good time for him to step down.
Jeffcoat was hired in 2010 after retiring
as president of Texas
Van Dukeman chairs the school's board. He
said Jeffcoat has been talking about possible retirement with some board
members for several weeks. He doesn't believe there are any factors beyond
Jeffcoat's desire to retire.
Vice President of Enrollment Rich
Dunsworth will be interim president.