Fort Hays State University president Dr. Ed Hammond plans to help with the transition of new leadership next academic year.
Hammond announced in a morning news conference he will retire as president June 30, 2014.
He’s been in talks with the Kansas Board of Regents about his plans for more than a year:
(Video courtesy FHSU Tiger Media Network)
Several Regents members were on hand for today’s announcement including Robba Moran, formerly of Hays and now living in Manhattan; Shane Bangerter, Dodge City; KBOR chairman Fred Logan, Leawood; and KBOR President/CEO Andy Tompkins of Topeka.