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ATHENS -

The president of Concord University announces his resignation.

Gregory F. Aloia has accepted a position as President of the College of Coastal Georgia in Brunswick, Ga.

 "Concord is a wonderful University," Dr. Aloia said. "It's been an honor and a privilege to serve as President of this great institution with its outstanding faculty, wonderful students and phenomenally dedicated staff."

Aloia will takeover at the Georgia school on July first.

Dr. Aloia has been President of and professor at Concord since 2008.

According to a press release from the university, under his guidance, Concord has become a leader in serving student veterans and has been recognized as the top veteran friendly university in the United States. He has implemented an international initiative increasing the number of international students on Concord's campus and the University's participation in educational endeavors outside of the United States.

 

Dr. Aloia will complete the academic year at Concord. The Concord University Board of Governors will oversee the selection of his replacement.