McLean County Unit 5 selects new superintendent

By WEEK Producer

March 4, 2014 Updated Mar 4, 2014 at 11:24 PM CDT

NORMAL, Ill. – McLean County Unit 5 has selected a candidate for Superintendent.

The district has selected Dr. Mark Daniel.

The Unit 5 Board of Education is expected to approve Dr. Daniel’s nomination during a special meeting on Thursday.

Dr. Daniel has been an educator for 29 years. He is currently the Superintendent of Dowagiac Union Schools in southwest Michigan.

If approved, Dr. Daniel will take over the position on July 1 replacing Dr. Gary Niehaus who is retiring in June.