COOKEVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Tennessee Tech University President Bob Bell has announced plans to retire next July.
Bell has been president for 12 years and has been at the school for 36 years, including dean of the College of Business.
According to the Cookeville Herald-Citizen, he disclosed his plans in a message to the campus community.
The Tennessee Board of Regents will pick his successor.
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