Fri., 3:56pm: YSU trustees meet to discuss presidency

YOUNGSTOWN YSU’s Board of Trustees may announce their decision on who will become the next president.

In a special meeting this afternoon, the board convened to discuss the vacancy and the remaining three candidates.

Current president Cynthia E. Anderson will retire July 1 after three years in office.

The three candidates include William R. Decatur, executive vice president of the Rhode Island School of Design, Providence; Randy J. Dunn, president of Murray State University, Murray, Ky.; and James D. Moran III, vice chancellor for academic and student affairs, Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education.

Starting today, they will each visit the campus to greet faculty, academic chairs and academic senate leadership, YSU students, and members of the university and outside community.

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