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UNI President Allen diagnosed with prostate cancer

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CEDAR FALLS (KWWL) -- University of Northern Iowa President Ben Allen has been diagnosed with early stage prostate cancer.

President David Miles of the Iowa Board of Regents released a statement Friday saying Allen told Miles of his diagnosis.

Miles goes on to say UNI has an outstanding leadership team in place. Miles says Allen has said he expects to undergo surgery for his condition.

Miles says he will recommend the Board of Regents approve Provost Gloria Gibson as acting president at the board's meeting Dec. 9th.

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