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Siena President Friar Kevin Mullen resigns

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LOUDONVILLE, N.Y.—Siena College President Fr. Kevin Mullen, was elected to a six-year term as provincial minister.

Mullen will resign as Siena College President to serve in the position within the largest Franciscan community in the United States.

As provincial minister, Mullen will oversee long-range planning and day to day operations of Holy Name Province and its 300 friars who serve in communities on the east coast.

Mullen will also become a member of the Siena College board of trustees.

“Being elected provincial minister by my brothers in the Franciscan Order is a tremendous honor. I look forward to serving them well as I lead Holy Name Province the best way I know how – with compassion and through collaboration – as we continue to serve communities and individuals in need of God’s healing grace,” said Fr. Kevin Mullen ’75, O.F.M., Ph.D.

Siena College will hold a press conference at 7 p.m. on Wednesday in the Fr. Ben Kuhn House.

Howard Foote, the chair of Siena College’s board of trustees, will address the media and announce Siena’s interim president.

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