August 14, 2012 (Chester, Pa.) – The trustees of Widener University will extend the contract of President James T. Harris III for another five years beyond its current expiration date. The contract extension was announced by Board of Trustees Chairman Nicholas Trainer today and will extend Dr. Harris’s role as president through June 30, 2017.
“President Harris’s strong and inspiring vision for Widener University to become a leading metropolitan institution is matched only by his approach to lead us toward a future in which our university is recognized as one of the most dynamic and civically committed universities in the country,” said Trainer. “The trustees are confident that Dr. Harris is the best president for Widener University at this time in our history and delighted he has agreed to this extension.”
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