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The Gardner-Webb University Board of Trustees is pleased to announce Dr. William M. Downs has been named the institution’s 13th president. He currently serves at East Carolina University (ECU) as the dean of the Thomas Harriot College of Arts & Sciences in Greenville, N.C. Board members unanimously confirmed his appointment at a special meeting, capping a highly competitive one-year national search.
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Office of University Communications, "Dr. William M. Downs Begins His Term as 13th President on July 1" (2019). Gardner-Webb NewsCenter Archive. 281.