East Carolina University Provost Marilyn Sheerer will step down from her position this summer, according to the university.
Sheerer, who has been serving in her position since 2007, announced Monday she will step down from her position Aug. 15, take a retreat year and then return to the classroom, according to ECU News Services.
She previously served as the dean of the College of Education from 1998 to 2006 after working as a professor and chair of the Department of Elementary and Middle Grades Education.
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