From Brenna Angel, Kentucky Public Radio A six month nationwide search for the next leader of the University of Kentucky is nearly complete. From the beginning, UK Board of Trustees Chair Britt Brockman has called the presidential search timeline ambitious. President Lee Todd announced plans to retire in September. By late October, a search committee… Continue reading UK Presidential Search Winding Down
The presidential search committee will spend Friday morning hearing from students, faculty, and staff at campus forums. In the afternoon, members will consider just how transparent their interviews of finalists should be.
“Presidents had lost their jobs for looking at other university opportunities. They had also lost donor money, and they also had lost state legislative funding,” said search consultant Jan Greenwood.
Todd says ten years is a “nice round” number to signify the end his tenure as the university’s 11th president.