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WVU-Parkersburg Narrows Presidential Search to Five


  West Virginia University at Parkersburg’s board has scheduled interviews with five finalists for the president’s job.

The candidates will visit the campus this week and next week. They are Paul Schreffler of Mill Creek; Harold Nolte of Brenham, Texas; Alan Roberts of Fort Pierce, Florida; James Conneely of Richmond, Kentucky.; and Fletcher Lamkin of Lane Osage Beach, Missouri.

The Parkersburg News and Sentinel reports that the university’s Board of Governors is expected to name a new president at its Dec. 10 meeting.

The board named Rhonda Tracy as interim president in May after Marie Foster Gauge announced she was stepping down to become a regional president for Florida State College in Jacksonville.