TRENTON (CBSNewYork)Rutgers University is said to be close to making a big announcement.

Gov. Phil Murphy let the cat out of the bag, tweeting that he is pleased the school chose Jonathan Holloway as its next president.

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Holloway will be the school’s first black president, following 20 white males in that job.

He is a Stanford graduate and football player, and most recently chief academic officer at Northwestern.

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The Rutgers board of governors and board of trustees are set to meet Tuesday for a final vote on his hiring.