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WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: MU President announces resignation

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MILWAUKEE - Marquette University president Scott Pilarz is resigning. A University spokesperson say Pilarz notified the Board of Trustees of his decision yesterday, his resignation set for the end of the fall semester.

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 He is reportedly stepping down to pursue work as a priest. Pilarz has been Marquette’s president for two years and was instrumental in leading the University into the reconfigured Big East Conference.

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Sean Scallon
Sean Scallon has been a reporter and Sports Editor at the Pierce County Herald newspaper in Ellsworth since 1998. He holds a bachelors degree in communication arts from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He's also worked at newspapers in Glenwood City, Wisconsin; Marion, Illinois and Shawano, Wisconsin. Sean also works as a sports reporter for other newspapers and websites in RiverTown Multimedia from River Falls to Hudson to New Richmond and Red Wing.
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