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UFL hires Beienen as chairman

Former Northwestern University president Henry Bienen has been hired as chairman of the United Football League's board of directors.
/ Source: PhillyBurbs.com

Former Northwestern University president Henry Bienen has been hired as chairman of the United Football League's board of directors.Bienen will oversee the board, which is comprised of the four team owners and UFL commissioner Michael Huyghue.Bienen has served 14 years as president of Northwestern. He will resign that job on Aug. 31.The UFL begins play in Las Vegas, Orlando, New York and San Francisco in October, with its championship game set for Thanksgiving weekend.