Southern University Names 3 Finalists For Chancellor Post

BATON ROUGE (AP) — A search committee is recommending three finalists to serve as chancellor-president of Southern University.

         The committee held interviews Thursday. The university's board of supervisors hopes to name a new leader by July 1.

         Finalists, according to a news release, are Southern University Shreveport Chancellor Ray Belton, Chicago Family Health Center President and CEO Barrett Hatches and White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities Deputy Director Ivory Toldson.

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         Southern supervisors declined to renew the contract of four-year President Ron Mason. Earlier this month, he was named president of the University of the District of Columbia.



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