WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. - The president of Palm Beach Atlantic University has stepped down.
The school announced late Friday afternoon that it has accepted the resignation of President Lu Hardin. The resignation is effective immediately.
“The board of trustees is grateful to President Hardin for the progress that the University has made through his leadership,” said Robert Simpson, chairman of the board of trustees, in a written statement. “Palm Beach Atlantic is poised for continued growth in enrollment and access to its academic programs.”
The university did not say why Hardin stepped down. PBAU plans to appoint an interim president and start a search to select the university’s eighth president.