LEWISBURG, W.Va. (AP) -- The West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine is preparing to search for a new president after its Board of Governors removed Richard Rafes from the job.
School spokeswoman Nancy L. Green announced the decision in a statement released Saturday following the board's meeting.
Green says Michael Adelman will serve as acting president. Adelman is vice president for academic affairs and dean.
Board chairman Rodney Fink told The Register-Herald that Rafes was removed as president following an evaluation. He didn't provide details.Rafes had served as president for 15 months.