Five Semifinalists Picked For U of New Orleans Presidency

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Five semifinalists for the University of New Orleans' presidency were picked Tuesday afternoon by the committee charged with selecting a new leader for the Lakefront campus.

Four were nominated by the firm hired to work on the search. Only one -- Colin Scanes, a vice chancellor of the University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee -- applied directly.

The other four finalists are:

-- Raymond Alden III, executive vice president and provost of Northern Illiniois University at DeKalb.

-- Dr. Peter Fos, director of health policy and systems management at LSU's School of Public Health in New Orleans.

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