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J. Randall O’Brien of Baylor University has been named as Carson-Newman College’s 22nd president, David Ogle, chair of the presidential search committee and board of trustees, announced July 8.

O’Brien currently serves as Baylor’s executive vice president and provost and professor of religion and as a visiting law professor. He will assume Carson-Newman’s presidency on Jan. 1, 2009, but will begin his transition on Aug. 1.