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February 29, 2012 at 8:32 PM

Pacific Lutheran University names new president

Thomas W. Krise

Pacific Lutheran University has picked a new president, the school announced Wednesday.

After a unanimous recommendation from a search committee, the Tacoma school’s board of regents elected Thomas W. Krise, 50, as the school’s 13th president.

Krise, who has been dean of the arts and sciences college of the University of the Pacific in Stockton, Calif., since 2008, will begin his new job in June.

He succeeds Loren J. Anderson, president of PLU for 20 years, according to a news release.

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