September 29, 2015

Emporia State University Presidential Finalists Selected

(Topeka, Kansas) - The Emporia State University Presidential Search Committee is pleased to announce the selection of two individuals as presidential finalists. They will each visit the Emporia State University campus next week to learn more about the university.

The first candidate will be on campus for a series of events on Tuesday, October 6, and Wednesday, October 7; the second candidate will be on campus Thursday, October 8, and Friday, October 9.

During each interview, the candidate will tour the campus and interact with various Emporia State University constituent groups. A portion of each campus interview will be open to the public.

The name of each finalist and additional details regarding the public portion of the interview will be announced one day prior to each visit. For more information about the position and Presidential Search process, visit:

Following campus visits, the Kansas Board of Regents will conduct interviews and make the final selection. The new President will assume office on or about January 1, 2016.

For more information, contact Breeze Richardson at (785) 291-3969 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..


About the Kansas Board of Regents:
The nine-member Kansas Board of Regents is the governing board of the state's six universities and the statewide coordinating board for the state's 32 public higher education institutions (six state universities, one municipal university, nineteen community colleges, and six technical colleges). In addition, the Board administers the state's student financial aid, adult education, high school equivalency, and career and technical education programs. Private proprietary schools and out-of-state institutions are authorized by the Kansas Board of Regents to operate in Kansas, and the Board continues to administer Kan-Ed, a program for facilitating and promoting distance learning and telemedicine in schools, libraries and hospitals. Visit the Kansas Board of Regents online at

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