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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEJuly 16, 2004
Contact: Doug Bradley
Regents Announce Finalists in UW System President Search
MADISONUniversity of Wisconsin System Board of Regents President Toby E. Marcovich announced the finalists for the position of President of the University of Wisconsin System today.
An 18-member search-and-screen committee considered 32 candidates and recommended four to the regent selection committee, which Marcovich of Superior co-chairs with former Regent president Guy Gottschalk of Wisconsin Rapids. The selection committee will interview the presidential finalists on July 22 and then make its recommendation to the full board. The Board of Regents will meet and take final action on naming a president to replace Katharine C. Lyall, following that interview process.
Other members of the presidential selection committee are Regents Roger E. Axtell of Janesville, Mark J. Bradley of Wausau, Danae Davis of Milwaukee and David Walsh of Madison.
The finalists, their titles and appointments are as follows:
The person selected will become the sixth president of the University of Wisconsin System, succeeding Katharine C. Lyall who is retiring at the end of August.
For further information: http://www.wisconsin.edu/presidentialsearch/index.htm