SDSM&T acting presideing in running for job at Louisiana schoolBATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Committees set up to find presidents for the University of Louisiana System and Louisiana Tech University will be meeting Friday in Baton Rouge.
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Committees set up to find presidents for the University of Louisiana System and Louisiana Tech University will be meeting Friday in Baton Rouge.
The system search committee will interview Sandra Woodley, its only finalist, at 9 a.m.
The Tech search committee will meet at noon to choose finalists. Nine people have applied so far.
Both meetings are open and will be webcast live.
The one in-state applicant for president of Tech is the university’s executive vice president and vice president for research and development, Leslie K. Guice. Those from out of state include Marshall R. Goodman, a political science professor and former regional chancellor of the University of South Florida Polytechnic, and Gary A. Olson, an English professor and former provost and vice president for academic affairs at Idaho State University.
Duane C. Hrncir, acting president, South Dakota School of Mines & Technology;
John M. Beehler, founding vice president for research, economic development and public engagement, University of North Texas at Dallas;
John R. Dew, senior vice chancellor, student services and administration, Troy University;
Lesley Lovett-Doust, biology professor and former President and Vice-Chancellor, Nipissing University, Ontario, Canada;
Peter U. Nwangwu, pharmacist at Albertsons Drug Store and former executive assistant to the president, University of Nigeria, Nsukka;
Scott D. Ryan, dean and professor, School of Social Work, The University of Texas at Arlington.
Tech, founded in 1894, has 11,000 students. With more than 92,000 students in nine universities, the UL System is Louisiana’s largest higher education system.