President of central Illinois college announces resignation

JACKSONVILLE - The president of a small liberal arts college in Jacksonville has announced that she will be leaving her position in 2015.

In a news release from MacMurray College's board chairman, Colleen Hester has announced her intention to step down as president.  Hester will still be president of the college until after the 2015 commencement, with her resignation going into effect on May 31, 2015.

Hester is the first female president in the school's 168-year history.  According to the news release, the school is starting a nationwide search for her successor.
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