Murray State’s presidential search committee is meeting today to narrow down the remaining candidates from 10 to two to four.
Having begun the search with an initial pool of 65 applicants, this decision will be the final round of cuts before the committee makes its recommendation to the Board of Regents.
Stephen Williams, chair of the search committee, said the quality of all 10 remaining presidential-hopefuls was excellent and their strong character was a positive reflection on Murray State’s national reputation.
Remarking on the 10 remaining candidates during the search committee’s last meeting Jan. 12, Williams said he believes that in these applicants Murray State has found its next president.
Before the candidates are interviewed and selected by the Board of Regents, the remaining two to four candidates will visit campus where they will have a chance to meet with the University’s constituencies and answer their questions.
Those meetings will take place some time in March.