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Wichita State University president dies after illness


March 13, 2019

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Wichita State University has announced the death of its president after an illness.

The university said in a news release that 70-year-old John William Bardo died Tuesday at Wesley Medical Center.

He was admitted to the hospital in late November suffering from a chronic lung condition. Bardo spent several weeks in rehabilitation and at home before returning to the hospital last weekend.

Bardo became Wichita State's president in July 2012.

He began his career at Wichita State as an assistant professor of sociology. After leaving Wichita State, he held leadership appoin...

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