March 20, 2014

Fort Hays State University Presidential Finalists Selected

(Topeka, Kansas) - The Fort Hays State University Presidential Search Committee announces five individuals have been selected as presidential finalists and will now interview on the Fort Hays State University campus over the next three weeks, beginning Monday, March 24.

During each interview, the candidate will tour the campus and interact with various Fort Hays State University constituent groups.  A portion of each campus interview will be open to the public. 

The name of each finalist and additional details regarding the public portion of the interview will be announced one day prior to each visit.  For more information about the position and Presidential Search process, visit:

Following campus visits, the Kansas Board of Regents will conduct interviews and make the final selection. The new President will assume office on or about July 1, 2014.

For more information, contact Breeze Richardson at (785) 291-3969 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..


About the Kansas Board of Regents:
The nine-member Kansas Board of Regents, founded in 1925 and established in the Kansas Constitution, is the governing board of the six state universities and the statewide coordinating board for the state’s 32 public higher education institutions (six state universities, one municipal university, nineteen community colleges, and six technical colleges). In addition, the Board administers the state’s student financial aid, adult education, GED, career and technical education programs, and the state university retirement plans. The Board also approves private proprietary schools and out-of-state institutions to operate in Kansas and administers the Kan-ed network, a statewide network that provides broadband Internet access and distance learning capabilities for schools, hospitals, and libraries. Visit the Kansas Board of Regents online at

Fort Hays State University Presidential Finalists Selected (PDF)