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HOWARD ALUMNUS, FORMER PROVOST NAMED TO PRESIDENCY
<<Howard University alumnus and former provost and chief academic officer
<<Dr. Antoine M. Garibaldi will become the sixth president of Gannon University
<<on July 1.
<<Bishop Donald W. Trautman, chairman of Gannon?s board of trustees, announced
<<Garibaldi?s selection by unanimous vote at a press conference on Tuesday.
<<Located in Erie, Penn., Gannon is a private, Catholic university comprising
<<more than 200 faculty and 3500 students, 2500 undergraduate and 1,000
<<"I am very excited about serving as president of Gannon University," said
<<Garibald, currently a senior fellow at the Educational Testing Service. "The
<<University has a number of engaging programs at both the undergraduate and
<<the graduate levels. I am also very appreciative of the experiences I had
<<at Howard University. My experiences at Alma Mater, and at Xavier
<<University, prepared me for this leadership role."
<<"We are extremely proud of our colleague, a son on Howard University," said
<<Howard University President H. Patrick Swygert. "We are confident that with
<<Dr. Antoine Garibaldi at the helm, Gannon University will see a new era of
<<growth and progress."
<<Garibaldi, who earned the bachelor's degree in sociology magna cum laude from
<<Howard in 1973, returned to the University to serve as its first provost and
<<chief academic officer from 1996 to 2000.
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