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Presidential transition process underway

January 28, 2013

At the June 2012 meeting of the Saint Francis University Board of Trustees, Rev. Gabriel J. Zeis, T.O.R., announced his plan to retire from the University presidency as his planned 10-year term nears completion in 2013.

As a result of the 10-year tenure of Zeis coming to a close, the Sacred Heart Province of the Third Order Regular and the University’s Board of Trustees are working to finalize the details of a presidential transition plan.

The province and trustees are seeking a successor who will continue the commitment to fundraising, strategic academic growth, and campus development. A short list of candidates is under consideration with an announcement expected within 2013.