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Knox College Names 20th President

Knox College

The vice president of a private liberal arts college in Maine will be the next president of Knox College in Galesburg. Monday the board of trustees announced the appointment of Andrew McGadney - he'll take over in July from Teresa Amott who's retiring after ten years.

A native of Connecticut, McGadney is currently vice president and dean of student advancement at Colby College in Waterville, Maine. That follows three years as Colby’s vice president and secretary of the College, a role that made him the principal liaison to the Board of Trustees.

Previously, he was vice president for university advancement at Clark University in Worcester, Massachusetts,

A native of Detroit, Herb Trix began his radio career as a country-western disc jockey in Roswell, New Mexico (“KRSY, your superkicker in the Pecos Valley”), in 1978. After a stint at an oldies station in Topeka, Kansas (imagine getting paid to play “Louie Louie” and “Great Balls of Fire”), he wormed his way into news, first in Topeka, and then in Freeport Illinois.