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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.


 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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