Candidates for MU System Head to Interview in KC

6 years 10 months 4 weeks ago Wednesday, August 17 2011 Aug 17, 2011 Wednesday, August 17, 2011 1:08:00 PM CDT August 17, 2011 in News
By: Associated Press

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Some of the people vying for the job of leading the four-campus University of Missouri system will interview this week in Kansas City with a search committee.

Board of Curators Chairman Warren says the pool has been reduced from "well over 100" to about 40.

The Kansas City Star reported that Erdman would not say how many of the candidates will visit Kansas City on Thursday and Friday. He also wouldn't say how many candidates are participating in a second group of interviews next week in St. Louis.

Those having interviews already have had some phone conversations with search members.

The school is looking for a replacement for Gary Forsee. The former Sprint chief executive officer stepped down in January from the MU system job to care for his wife, who has cancer.

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