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UPDATE: UNL Vice Chancellor resigning, taking job elsewhere

Posted at 5:59 PM, Apr 26, 2019
and last updated 2019-04-27 11:31:29-04

OMAHA, Neb. (KMTV) — UNL Executive Vice Chancellor Donde Plowman is resigning from her post here in Nebraska for a position in Tennessee.

According to the University of Tennessee, Knoxville's website, Plowman will be their ninth chancellor.

“I am thrilled and deeply humbled to be selected as the next chancellor of the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. My years in Nebraska and my leadership roles at UNL have been the greatest honor of my life. To have served as the dean of the College of Business for 6 1/2 years and then as Executive Vice Chancellor for 2 1/2 years with Chancellor Ronnie Green and so many other exceptional people are experiences I will cherish forever," Plowman said.

“Donde has been an energetic and highly successful leader at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Her impact on this campus will always be visible whenever anyone walks through Hawks Hall. She did great things as Dean to propel the College of Business forward, and the university as a whole as the Executive Vice-Chancellor. I wish Donde well and, as she did at UNL, I’m sure she will start something big for the University of Tennessee, Knoxville," University of Nebraska-Lincoln Chancellor Dr. Ronnie Green said.

Rumors had been circulating before today's news that Plowman may be leaving.

Her first day on the job at UT Knoxville will be July 1, 2019.

You can read the full release here: