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New president named at a city college in Chicago

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CHICAGO -- A school in the City Colleges of Chicago system has a new president following a nationwide search.

Angelia Millender has been appointed to lead Olive-Harvey College on the city's South Side, a hub of training for transportation, distribution and logistics jobs. A new $45 million TDL facility is currently under construction at the college.

Chancellor Cheryl L. Hyman announced the appointment Friday. She says Millender brings years of experience to the position. Millender most recently was district vice president for student affairs and enrollment management at Broward College in Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.

City Colleges of Chicago is the state's largest community college system and one of the largest in the nation. It employs 5,700 faculty and staff and serves 115,000 students annually at seven colleges and six satellite sites.

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