GRAND RAPIDS (WZZM) - Aquinas College President Ed Balog has announced his retirement. Balog says he will step down on July 1, 2011.
Dr. Balog came to Aquinas College in 2000 as Provost and Dean of Faculty, and Professor of History. In 2006, he became interim president, and was named president in 2007.
Under his leadership as interim president and president, Aquinas College's freshman class increased by 24%. The school's endowment also increased by 50%.
The Aquinas College Board of Trustees, will begin the search for a new president soon.