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The Gardner-Webb University Board of Trustees has named an interim president, who will begin on Feb. 1 when President Dr. Frank Bonner retires. Dr. Ben Leslie, GWU provost and executive vice president, will lead the University until the new president assumes the role. “With nearly 13 years of administrative experience as provost and executive vice president of the University, the board is pleased to entrust Dr. Leslie with this responsibility and confident that his leadership will help ensure a stable and smooth transition,” noted Jennifer Marion Mills, chair of the GWU Board of Trustees.
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Office of University Communications, "Gardner-Webb University Board of Trustees Names Interim President" (2019). Gardner-Webb NewsCenter Archive. 302.