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Final Interview schedule for presidential Candidates

The times for the final interviews for the three candidates have been finalized.  The meeting will begin at 9:15 a.m. in the Recruiting Room of FAU Stadium on Friday, January 17, 2014.  You may call-in to listen to the interviews.  The number is 1-888-207-9997; passcode: FAUOWLS.  The times for the interviews are below:

10:00 a.m. - Sen. George LeMieux - Chairman of the Board, Gunster Law Firm

11:45 a.m. - Christopher Earley, Ph.D. - Dean of the Krannert School of Management, Purdue University

2:00 p.m. - John Kelly, Ph.D. - Vice President for Economic Development, Clemson University

The board will discuss the candidates immediately following the interviews.

Open forums schedule for presidential Candidates

The open forums schedule has been finalized with the candidates.  Please click on the "Schedule of Open Forums - January 14-16" link on the left-hand side of the page to see which candidate will be at which campus.  The open forums are open to the public.  We invite any person to come to any open forum they can attend to meet the candidates.


The Florida Atlantic University presidential search committee selected three final candidates. The following individuals will be invited to FAU’s Boca Raton, Jupiter and Davie campuses on Tuesday, Jan. 14, Wednesday, Jan. 15 and Thursday, Jan. 16 to meet with various constituencies. 

 The candidate open forums will be updated as soon as they are finalized.

presidential Search COMMITTEE MEETING

The Presidential Search Committee met on Monday, January 6, 2014.  The committee identified ten candidates to bring on campus for initial interviews.  The following candidates accepted the invitation to come on campus.  The interview schedule for January 9 and 10 is below.  The meeting will start at 7:30 a.m. and take place in the Recruiting Room of FAU Stadium.  If you would like to call in, please dial 1-888-207-9997; passcode: FAUOWLS.  To view their letter and curriculum vitae, please click on their name.

Thursday, January 9, 2014

8:15 a.m.-9:45 a.m.: Dr. Larry Lemanski

10:00 a.m.-11:30 a.m.: Dr. John Kelly

11:45 a.m.-1:15 p.m.: Dr. Mary Holz-Clause

2:00 p.m.-3:30 p.m.: Dr. Donald Siegel

3:45 p.m.-5:15p.m.: Mr. David Brennen

Friday, January 10, 2014

8:15 a.m.-9:45 a.m.: Dr. Christopher Earley

10:00 a.m.-11:30 a.m.: Mr. Jeffrey Atwater

2:00 p.m.-3:30 p.m.: Mr. George LeMieux

3:45 p.m.-5:15p.m.: Dr. Robert Wilhelm

presidential Search CONFERENCE Call

For the audio of the Presidential Search Conference Call on Tuesday, December 17, 2013, please click here.

presidential Search CONFERENCE Call

For the audio of the Presidential Search Conference Call on Tuesday, November 26, 2013, please click here.

presidential Search CONFERENCE Call

For the audio of the Presidential Search Conference Call on Friday, November 1, 2013, please click here.


Please see the link below for the itinerary for the Presidential Search Open Forums for October 21-22, 2013.  Contact Andrew LaPlant at alaplant@fau.edu or 561-297-0587, if you have any questions.

Presidential Search Open Forums

presidential Search committee's First meeting

The first meeting of the Presidential Search Committee took place on Wednesday, September 25, 2013.  For audio of the meeting, please click here.


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