Decatur - Millikin University has officially named their new leader.
Dr. Patrick White will serve as the schools 15th president. Dr. White is currently serving as interim president at Millikin, a position he began July 2013. Prior to working at Millikin, Dr. White served seven years as the 15th president of Wabash College in Crawfordsville, Ind.
Dr. White said "I am honored to have been chosen as Millikin University's 15th president," said Millikin President Patrick E. White. "The Millikin I have come to know in the last few months has affirmed my belief in James Millikin's promise of education and in the University's signature commitment to performance learning and to our students' success. I am grateful for the opportunity to help advance the university in the years to come."