Bale said that from the applicant information provided to the search committee, top applicants will be selected, and Isaacson, Miller will, in turn, provide more information on those candidates. This semester, concern has been voiced at forums and faculty senate meetings about the potential for the presidential search to be closed, meaning that the final candidate would not be known until an official announcement is made. At the September University Senate, chair Kate Hudepohl brought up the presidential search, saying that she was told by Isaacson, Miller representatives that it was their understanding the search would be closed. This person will be part of the campus community and the idea that constituencies that this person will be working with will not get the chance to meet him or her is troublesome, Hudepohl said at the senate meeting. http://www.feelfreemaldives.com/laylawashingtonplaza/2016/08/30/a-basic-overview-of-selecting-root-aspects-of-interviewBarbara Burch, faculty regent and presidential search committee member, said at the University Senate meeting that it would ultimately be up to the Board of Regents to make the decision about whether the search will be open or closed to the public. Bale echoed this statement, saying that a decision had not been made at this time. No one can say if it will be a closed search at this point, Bale said. Bale said that if candidates are concerned about losing their current jobs, they may want to keep their applications for the position confidential. Visit This LinkBale said that especially at the beginning of the search, they wanted to avoid eliminating any candidates. I think it will depend heavily on the candidates, Bale said, later adding he would hate to narrow the field so soon. Bale said that although he could not speak for the Board of Regents, he felt that it is too soon to say whether the search will be open or closed. I think its getting ahead of ourselves to say what the final version of the search will look like, Bale said.
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