One finalist left in Temple University’s president search

    Temple University is close to naming its next president.The Board of Trustees will vote Tuesday on whether to approve the appointment of Indiana University Senior Vice Presice and CFO Neil Theobald. He’s the sole finalist in the university’s search.
    “After reviewing these submissions and interviewing dozens of candidates, we came to the unanimous decision that Neil Theobald has the experience, vision and proven track record to lead this great university,” Board Chairman Patrick O’Connor said.Theobald would replace Ann Weaver Hart to become the university’s 10th president. Hart announced her then-impending departure last fall and left Temple earlier this summer to become the president of the University of Arizona.If approved by the trustees, Theobald will take the helm in January. Provost Richard Englert is the acting president.

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