Francine C. McNairy, president of Millersville University in Pennsylvania, has announced that she will retire a year from now on January 30, 2013. In an email to the campus community, President McNairy wrote, “This has not been an easy decision, but it is the right decision. The time is now right for new leadership.”
McNairy became the 13th president of Millersville University in 2003. Previously, she served as provost for nine years.
Dr. McNairy holds a bachelor’s degree in sociology, a master of social work degree and a Ph.D. in speech rhetoric/communication from the University of Pittsburgh.