Concord University president resigns to take new position
ATHENS, W.Va. -- Concord University President Gregory Aloia resigned Wednesday, and announced that he has accepted the same position at the College of Coastal Georgia.Aloia has been a professor and a president at Concord since 2008. During his tenure there, he focused on serving student veterans, and the school has been recognized as the top veteran friendly university in the U.S., according to a Concord news release. He also implemented an international initiative to help increase the number of international students on Concord's campus.Aloia will assume his duties at the Georgia college on July 1."Concord is a wonderful university. It's been an honor and a privilege to serve as president of this great institution with its outstanding faculty, wonderful students and phenomenally dedicated staff," Aloia said in the release. "While I will miss the wonderful folks at Concord, I am looking forward to new and exciting opportunities at the College of Coastal Georgia."The Concord University Board of Governors will oversee the selection of his replacement.