CHICAGO (CBS) — Paul Vallas resigned Monday as chief administrative officer at Chicago State University.

The CSU Board Of Trustees accepted Vallas’ resignation and Monday was his last day.

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The board also voted to eliminate the position held by Vallas.

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Vallas took the job in April, 2017 after previously being appointed by Gov. Rauner to the board of trustees last January.

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Vallas told the Chicago Tribune last week that he planned to leave the post before the end of his contract and was considering a campaign for mayor.