Keyes retires after a nearly 30-year career that has involved every aspect of the physical campus, according to the school.
Keyes said for the time being she will continue in her current role and manage the UD Arena project, relying on current staff to step up to more responsibilities while UD conducts a national search to fill her position.
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She expects to retire after the Arena project is completed in December 2019, according to the university.
“Beth has spearheaded the remarkable growth and transformation of the university’s physical campus, especially during the past 10 years,” said president Eric Spina in a prepared statement. “As a result of her leadership, we have the beautiful campus we see today with new and renovated facilities nearly everywhere you look.”