MIAMI (CBSMiami) – The President of Miami Dade College Eduardo Padrón will be retiring at the end of the year.READ MORE: Vince Lago Wins Coral Gables Mayoral Race
He made the announcement Friday, saying he would step down at the end of summer 2019.READ MORE: Florida House Could Open Door To Pre-Game Prayers
Padrón had been at the helm of the college for 24 years.
On Friday, he tweeted:MORE NEWS: 'Victims Of Communism Day' Teed Up In Florida House
“Today, after almost a quarter of a century as @MDCollege president, I will be stepping down from the presidency as of the end of summer 2019. I’ve had the pleasure and honor of working at MDC and witnessed countless lives being positively transformed by the power of education.”