Published: Sep 24, 2010 7:41 PM EDT
Updated: Sep 24, 2010 3:48 PM EDT

LEE COUNTY, Fla - The Lee County School Board will officially swear in their new interim superintendent Friday.

Dr. Larry Tihen was named to the position after Dr. James Browder was let out of his contract early.

Dr. Browder resigned to take a position with Edison State College.

Dr. Tihen has been with the school district for 31 years in various positions.

The swearing in ceremony will be held at 4 p.m. Friday afternoon.