by Brenna Angel, Kentucky Public Radio Lee Todd is in his final few days as president of the University of Kentucky. Todd will retire this week after 10 years leading the huge operations of academics, athletics, and healthcare. “What’s going on at the hospital is beyond my expectations,” he says. “What’s gone on in enrollment […]
The group charged with hiring the next president for the University of Kentucky has finished three days’ worth of interviews and says the
list of candidates will be whittled down to five or fewer by April 11th. UK Board of Trustees Chair Brit Brockman says those candidates
who have made the initial cut can look forward to a comprehensive vetting process.
UK Board of Trustees Chair Britt Brockman says the list of potential hires will be narrowed to three to five finalists and an offer will be extended to the preferred candidate by the end of next month.
Board chair Britt Brockman says the board members hope to make a decision by May 1st. A search firm is also helping the board. The firm—Greenwood Asher of Florida—is the same agency that found Todd and brought him to UK.
The forum in Louisville will be held tomorrow afternoon at the Convention Center downtown. UK is searching for a replacement of Lee Todd, Jr., who will retire June 30th.
The president of the University of Kentucky says UK continues to conduct research aimed at making coal a viable part of the state’s economy and the nation’s future.