Monmouth University's named a dean from Lehigh University as its new president.
Paul R. Brown, dean of Lehigh's College of Business and Economics at the Pennsylvania university, will take over as head of Monmouth University on Aug. 1. He replaces Paul Gaffney, who is stepping down after 10 years as president of the West Long Branch-based university.
“Dr. Brown was our first and unanimous choice to be the new president of Monmouth University. He is an outstanding leader with the qualifications to help Monmouth University continue to prosper as a strong, vibrant institution,” said Robert Sculthorpe, chairman of Monmouth University's board of trustees.