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Philander Smith College President Resigns

Dr. Johnny Moore was the school's 13th president.
LITTLE ROCK, AR (News release) – Dr. Johnny Moore has resigned as president of Philander Smith College (PSC) in
Little Rock to pursue other personal and professional opportunities. He had been working as president of Philander
since July of 2012 and was formally invested May 3, 2013.

“While he is no longer president of Philander, Dr. Johnny Moore remains a valued alumnus and much-honored former
athlete, with strong ties to our college,” said Board Chairman Artee Williams.

The Board of Trustees will soon initiate a nationwide search for a 14th president for PSC. Interim President Lloyd
E. Hervey, Ed.D., will work with faculty, students, alumni and donors to continue Philander’s mission to graduate
academically accomplished students who are grounded as advocates for social justice, determined to intentionally
change the world for the better.

Founded in 1877, PSC, in downtown Little Rock is a private, residential, co-educational, four-year, historically
African American undergraduate liberal arts college known nationally for its social justice initiative and
affiliated with the United Methodist Church. PSC has more than 500 students working toward four degrees: bachelor of
arts, bachelor of science, bachelor of business administration, and bachelor of social work.
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