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Bennett College president stepping down effective Aug. 15

Bennett College has announced that its president will step down from her position effective Aug. 15.

The college's board of trustees announced the departure of Dr. Rosalind Fuse-Hall in a news release distributed to local media outlets on Thursday.

According to the release, Fuse-Hall and the board of trustees at the historically black women's college in Greensboor mutually decided she should step down after a three-year tenure, to pursue other opportunities. Fuse-Hall has been president at Bennett since July 1, 2013.

The board appointed Dr. Phyllis Worth Dawkins as interim president. Dawkins currently serves as provost and vice president for academic affairs.