Southern Poly president to lead California college

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Lisa Rossbacher, the president of Marietta’s Southern Polytechnic State University, has been named president of Humboldt State University in Arcata, Calif.

She will step down from her SPSU position this summer and begin at the new school in July. Rossbacher succeeds Humboldt State’s president, who is retiring after 12 years in the position. She will be the university’s seventh — and first female — president, according to a statement issued by Humboldt.

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