College President Announces Retirement

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    NEWSLETTERS

    Muhlenberg College
    Peyton "Randy" Helm

    The president of Muhlenberg College says he plans to retire next year, and the school will begin looking for his successor this spring.
     
    The Express-Times of Easton said Saturday that President Peyton "Randy" Helm saying in announcing the decision that he still has a lot he wanted to accomplish over the coming year and a half.

    "Randy Helm has provided outstanding leadership to Muhlenberg for more than a decade," Richard Crist, chairman of the board of trustees, told The Express-Times. "The College has a strong foundation and tremendous momentum thanks to his efforts."
     
    The endowment nearly tripled and applications increase during the 65-year-old history professor's tenure leading the Allentown college.
     
    Muhlenberg has built a science building, sports complex and residence halls during Helm's tenure.