Spelman College president Tatum to retire next June

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Friday, July 11, 2014

Spelman College President Beverly Tatum announced Wednesday that she plans to retire from the historically black, all-female institution next year.

Tatum’s retirement, announced in conjunction with the close of a record-setting $157.8 million, 10-year fundraising campaign, is effective June 30.

“I came with a certain vision of what I wanted to accomplish,” Tatum said. “I feel like those things have been accomplished, culminating in the success of our major fundraising campaign.”

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