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Poshard to step down as SIU president

CARBONDALE, IL (KFVS) -

Southern Illinois University president Glenn Poshard says he's stepping down.

Poshard says he'll retire next June after the upcoming school year.

His contract runs into 2015 and he just got a four-year contract extension several years ago.

Poshard has led the university since 2005. Before that he represented southern Illinois in congress and as a state senator.

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