The chancellor at the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill is leaving to become provost of Washington University in St. Louis.
Holden Thorp said in an email Monday to students, faculty and staff, that the new job would allow him to teach and do research while serving as chief academic officer of Washington University.
Forty-eight-year-old Thorp announced in September he would step down as chancellor at the end of the academic year. He said he would return to the classroom.
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