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SIU Trustees pick replacement for Poshard

Trustee Roger Tedrick (SIU photo)


Edwardsville, Ill. – Southern Illinois University's Board of Trustees have picked a businessman from Mount Vernon, Ill. to replace Glenn Poshard as board chairman.

Roger Tedrick was named to the post after a trustees vote Monday at SIU-Edwardsville.

Tedrick was graduated from SIU-Carbondale in 1970 and appointed to the board last year.

Poshard had served as chairman for more than a year but resigned last week to seek the school's presidency.

SIUs current president- James Walker-plans to retire next year. The board says it will begin a nationwide search for his replacement and hopes to find one within six months.

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