This just in-according to Temple University Communications, Temple President Ann Weaver-Hart announced on Friday that she will resign on June 30, 2012 after six years of leadership.
After much thought and consideration, I have decided to step down as president of Temple University, effective June 30, 2012. I am tremendously proud to have served as Temple’s president and did not come to this decision lightly,” said Hart. “I have treasured my time at Temple and am proud to have been a part of this extraordinary academic community, which is so central to the vibrant future of our city, region, nation and world.”
According to the article, Hart decided to step down to be closer to her family in Utah.
She felt that it was important to make this announcement in the beginning of the year so that the Temple Board of Trustees would have time to find another suitable president for the University.
For more information about Ann Weaver-Hart’s resignation, click here: http://www.temple.edu/newsroom/2011_2012/09/stories/AnnWeaverHart.htm