Keuka College will be looking for a new president. Jorge Diaz-Herrera will retire effective July 1st, citing a death in his immediate family earlier this morning.
“‘Family first’ has always been the mantra at Keuka College. I have made the difficult decision to retire as president so that I can provide the help and support my daughter and young grandsons need in this time of tragedy,” he said.
The Board of Trustees has appointed Amy Storey, vice president for advancement and external affairs, as interim president effective July 1.
Storey joined Keuka College early during Diaz-Herrera’s administration as the colleges chief advancement officer.
Diaz-Herrera was named Keuka College President in 2011. Prior to that, he served as professor and founding dean of the B. Thomas Golisano School of Computing and Information Sciences at RIT.