Doane Announces New President

Crete, NE (May 7, 2021) Doane University announced Friday that 61-year-old Roger Hughes will take over as president on June 1. He succeeds Jacque Carter, who resigned last June.

Hughes has been head football coach at Stetson University in Florida since 2011. Before that he was head coach at Princeton University from 2000 to 2009.

Hughes is a native of Crawford, Nebraska and has a doctorate degree from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

He says in a statement that his life “has been devoted to helping young people become leaders and the best version of themselves.”

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