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New UOG president starts next week

Posted: Jul 30, 2018 2:02 PM Updated:

Exactly a week from today, Tritons can expect a new President to fill the shoes of Dr. Robert Underwood, as head of the University. Beginning Monday, August 6th Dr. Thomas Krise will start his term as President of UOG.

Krise will serve as the Chief Executive Officer for 5 years, with a base salary of $210,000.

He will also be given housing and an automobile allowance. UOG is covering the cost for him to relocate with his wife.

Dr. Krise is one of 4 finalists in a pool of 60 applicants.

He is a retired Air Force Officer who served as President of Pacific Lutheran University in Tacoma, Washington.

His performance will be reviewed by the Board of Regents on an annual basis.

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