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Fri April 11, 2014
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Northwestern State president announces his retirement

Northwestern State University president Randall J. Webb announced Friday that he will retire later this year, according to a statement from the university. Webb has served as Northwestern State's president since 1996.

Dr. Randall Webb, president of Northwestern State University, announced his retirement today.
Credit Northwestern State University

In July, he will become the university's longest serving president, surpassing Victor L. Roy, who was president from 1911 to 1929.

Webb said he would set his retirement date "based on when my replacement can assume the official duties and responsibilities of the office of president."