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UAH president announces retirement

(Source: University of Alabama in Huntsville) (Source: University of Alabama in Huntsville)
HUNTSVILLE, AL (WAFF) -

The president of the University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH) has announced his retirement. 

Robert Altenkirch made the announcement on Monday, saying that he plans to retire from UAH some time during or shortly after the upcoming academic year. 

Altenkirch says he has asked the Board of Trustees to begin the selection process for the next president and that they have accepted. He also says he will remain President of UAH until a new president is in place. 

Altenkirch was named the President of UAH in September 2011. 

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