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Waterloo native selected as Univ. of Illinois President

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WATERLOO (KWWL) -- A Waterloo native will soon lead the University of Illinois.

Pending approval from the Board of Trustees, Michael J. Hogan will be the university's 18th president.

He'll start July 1st.

He was born in Waterloo and earned his bachelor's degree at the University of Northern Iowa. He earned his master's degree from the University of Iowa.

From 2004 to 2007 Hogan served as Executive Vice President and Provost at the University of Iowa.  Since 2007 he has been serving as president of the University of Connecticut.

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