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Northeast TN Legislators Push Candidate for ETSU Presidency

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (AP) — A delegation of lawmakers is pushing for a longtime East Tennessee State University vice president to make a bid for the school’s top job.
Eleven lawmakers from across the region, including Sen. Rusty Crowe, Rep. Matthew Hill and Lt. Gov. Ron Ramsey, sent a letter to Richard A. Manahan, vice president for university advancement and president, encouraging him to apply to become the ninth president of ETSU.
Current President Paul E. Stanton Jr. announced earlier this year he intends to retire from the post on Jan. 14, 15 years to the day since he became president in 1997.

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