- Lawrence University in Appleton, Wis., announced Thursday that Mark Burstein, Princeton University's executive vice president, would become the school's next president, effective July 1, 2013.
- Burstein's accomplishments include modernizing business operations at Princeton, as well as pushing forward a long-term campus master plan and real estate strategy and launching a four-year residential college system.
- Lawrence, a college of liberal arts and sciences with a music conservatory, currently boasts 1,500 undergraduate students.
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"It is with a mixture of great pride and immense sadness that I face the prospect that Mark Burstein will be leaving Princeton to become the 16th president of Lawrence University," Princeton President Shirley M. Tilghman said. "Mark has been an extraordinarily effective administrator for the past eight years, and a wonderful colleague. He led our ambitious campus master plan, and had a major role in every capital project we have undertaken, from Whitman College to the Lewis Center for the Arts."