Media Advisory: AU presidential search advisory committee, Gov. Riley announce meetings week of March 19

AUBURN – The Auburn University Presidential Search Advisory Committee will meet Monday, March 19, at 2 p.m. at the Hotel at Auburn University. According to Charles McCrary, chair of the advisory committee, John Kuhnle, search consultant from Korn/Ferry International, will meet with the advisory committee to provide an update on the search. It is anticipated that Kuhnle will present names of candidates for the advisory committee to consider, and possibly forward, to the Board of Trustees.

Candidates selected as finalists will be invited to visit the campus following the committee meeting.

Additionally, at the request of Earlon McWhorter, president pro tempore of the AU Board of Trustees, Gov. Bob Riley has called a special meeting of the Board for Thursday, March 22, at 4 p.m., also to be held at The Hotel at Auburn University. According to McWhorter, this meeting of the Board has been called with the anticipation that the March 19 advisory committee meeting will enable the selection process to progress to the Board of Trustees for its consideration of presidential candidates on March 22.

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