Four Finalists Selected in Search for University of Memphis President
Four Finalists Selected in Search for University of Memphis President NASHVILLE, Tenn. (March 7, 2014) — The search advisory committee for a new president of the University of Memphis narrowed the candidate pool to four finalists yesterday. They are:
- Guy Bailey, professor and former president at the University of Alabama and former president at Texas Tech University;
- Sharon Gaber, provost and vice chancellor for Academic Affairs at the University of Arkansas;
- George W. Hynd, provost and executive vice president for Academic Affairs at the College of Charleston; and
- David Rudd, provost at the University of Memphis.
The College System of Tennessee is the state’s largest public higher education system, with 13 community colleges, 27 colleges of applied technology and the online TN eCampus serving approximately 100,000 students. The system is governed by the Tennessee Board of Regents.