MIAMI (CBSMiami) – The President of Miami Dade College Eduardo Padrón will be retiring at the end of the year.READ MORE: Miami Weather: Arctic Air Moving In For Weekend Freeze
He made the announcement Friday, saying he would step down at the end of summer 2019.READ MORE: Cold Weather Coming, Protect The Four P's: People, Pets, Plants, Property
Padrón had been at the helm of the college for 24 years.
On Friday, he tweeted:MORE NEWS: Severe Winter Weather In Northeast Expected To Disrupt Flights At South Florida Airports
“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.”