State Sen. Ryan Aument has traded one legislative leadership role for another.

The Landisville Republican, who in March was chosen as the Senate Republican caucus secretary, no longer serves as the Senate Education Committee chair, a position he held since January.

State Senate President Pro Tempore Joe Scarnati this week announced that Republican Sen. Wayne Langerholc has replaced Aument as chair.

Aument remains a member of the committee, which he’s been a part of each of the past four years. He previously served on the House Education Committee for two years as a state representative.

Among Aument’s priorities as chair was to form a higher education funding commission — similar

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