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University of Scranton President steps down

Father Scott Pilarz said he is stepping down at the end of this school year.

SCRANTON, Pa. — The University of Scranton's 27th president said he is stepping down at the end of this school year.

In a YouTube video, Father Scott Pilarz said his progression of symptoms due to his diagnosis of ALS leads him to make this hard decision.

Father Pilarz said he prays for the success of the search for his replacement.