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NU president steps down to be named CUNY chancellor

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University of Nebraska President J.B. Milliken has been named Chancellor of the City University of New York (CUNY).
 
The CUNY board of trustees approved Milliken's appointment unanimously at a special meeting on Tuesday.

CUNY is the third-largest university system in the United States, with 24 campuses across New York City.

Milliken, a Fremont native, began his career at the University of Nebraska as an assistant to the president in 1988.

He later became a vice president of external affairs before becoming president in 2004.
 
Milliken says his service at Nebraska has been one of the greatest privileges of his career.

He is expected to begin June 1st.

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