Bowling Green State University president announces retirement

BOWLING GREEN, Ohio (13abc Action News) - Bowling Green State University President Dr. Mary Ellen Mazey has announced plans to retire.

Mazey made her decision to step down Friday afternoon in a Board of Trustees meeting.

In a statement, the BGSU president said, "It’s been an absolute joy to lead this great University and to get to know so many of you. While I remain dedicated to BGSU and its mission, I believe that now is the time for the University to transition to new leadership."

Mazey is set to wrap-up her duties as university president at the end of December.