Lemons leaving Wise;
President John T. Casteen III on Oct. 3 named George E. Culbertson,
provost and senior vice chancellor of the University's
College at Wise, to serve as interim chancellor at the school.
He will take the reins from L. Jay Lemons, who announced two days
earlier that he will assume the presidency of Susquehanna University
in Selinsgrove, Pa., early next year.
graduated from what was then Clinch Valley College in 1957, and
returned to join the school's faculty in 1970. He had previously
announced his intention to retire as of Dec. 31, 2001. Casteen
anticipates that a new chancellor should be in place by then.