Olivet Nazarene University leader to retire after 30 years

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BOURBONNAIS, Ill. (AP) The longtime president of Olivet Nazarene University has announced plans to retire.

The (Kankakee) Daily Journal reports that John C. Bowling will step down in May 2021 after 30 years on the job. He became president in August 1991.

He is the longest-serving president of the liberal arts college in Bourbonnais.

Bowling announced the decision at a dinner for faculty and staff on Thursday, saying it's been a privilege to be president.

During his tenure, he oversaw a plan to transform the schools 275-campus. Bowling also presented the campus as a candidate to the Chicago Bears for a summer training camp, which it has been since 2002.

Over 4,500 students attend the college, which is over 100 years old.

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Information from: The Daily Journal, http://www.daily-journal.com

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