UF Presidential Search Committee selects interview candidates

Published: October 13 2014


The University of Florida Presidential Search Committee today selected the following candidates for interviews scheduled Tuesday:

  • Dr. W. Kent Fuchs, Provost, Cornell University
  • Dr. David W. McLaughlin, Provost, New York University
  • Dr. Sibrandes Poppema, President, University of Groningen, The Netherlands

The committee narrowed these candidates from a pool of 15 applicants for UF’s 12th president. The three candidates selected for interviews met a rigorous criteria outlined at the outset of the search last spring.

Members of the search committee will interview the candidates beginning at 7:30 a.m. at the UF Hilton Hotel and Conference Center, 1714 SW 34th St., Gainesville; determine those who are most highly qualified under the search criteria; and refer them to the Board of Trustees for interviews scheduled for Wednesday.

For information about the applicants and the search process, visit http://presidentsearch.ufl.edu/.

For more information, contact Janine Sikes at 352-214-6807.