Tentative schedule to selecting UK’s 12th president

•April 11, Search committee will meet to review the field of candidates and make a recommendation of three to five finalists to the full board. Finalists asked whether they are willing at this juncture to become public with their candidacies. If not, names will continue to remain private at this point.

•April 30, Board of Trustees will meet in Northern Kentucky to review the resumes and references of candidates.

•May 1, Board will interview the finalists in Northern Kentucky and that evening will vote for a preferred candidate to become president. That candidate will be introduced publicly.

•May 2, Candidate, along with his or her spouse will visit the campus. Forums will be held with faculty, students and staff. An online survey instrument is being developed so that the campus community can provide quick and substantive input to the board regarding the candidate.

•May 3, Following the receipt of that input, board will make a final decision — and have final vote on preferred candidate. If all goes well, the candidate will be introduced at a news conference.

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