Byline: Beth Kormanik, Times-Union staff writer
Saying goodbye to Jacksonville, at least for now, former State University System Chancellor Adam Herbert yesterday accepted the position as the 17th president of Indiana University, becoming the school's first African-American leader.
Indiana trustees unanimously approved the hiring of Herbert, a former University of North Florida president. Trustees praised Herbert's leadership and integrity and said his experience set him apart from four other finalists.
"Now I see what a Hoosier welcome is all about," Herbert joked as he took the podium at the Musical Arts Center on the university's flagship campus in …