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Donald Birx has been named the 15th president of Plymouth State University.

Dr. Donald Birx has been named the 15th president of Plymouth State University.

May 14th, 2015

Plymouth, NH—The University System of New Hampshire announced today that Donald L. Birx, Ph.D., became the 15th president of Plymouth State University on July 31, 2015. The USNH Board of Trustees voted unanimously to support the selection of Birx after a nationwide search.

“We are excited to welcome Dr. Donald Birx as the new president of Plymouth State University,” stated University System of New Hampshire Board Chair Pamela Diamantis. “While Dr. Birx comes with a deep commitment to preserving the value and traditions that have made PSU a strong partner in the North Country, he also has a well-established track record of forging external relationships with the business community and organizations that enable students to explore experiential learning opportunities that will be of great value to our next generation workforce. A commitment to PSU’s sense of community with a proven ability to chart a new and bold course makes Dr. Birx an ideal choice to lead Plymouth State University into the future.”

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