WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: MU President announces resignation
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.