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Timeline extended to find new Grambling president

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BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - The timeline to find Grambling State University's next president has been extended.
    
University of Louisiana System President Sandra Woodley says the original goal was to name a new president in October but the timeline will be extended into the spring.
    
Woodley said Thursday the search committee decided to seek a search firm with experience working with historically black colleges and universities. As a result, she says it will take a few more months to get final approval of the firm.
    
Thus, the new proposed timeline will include an October committee meeting, a February preferred application date, semi-finalist interviews in March, and finalist interviews and selection in April.
    
While the board searches for a permanent president, it appointed Cynthia Warrick as interim president to replace Frank Pogue, who retired in June.



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