The Kansas Board of Regents has picked five finalists for the president's seat at Emporia State University.
The candidates who will be visiting the ESU campus are:
¢ John W. Folkins, Ph.D., provost and vice president for Academic Affairs at Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, Ohio.
¢ Sharon K. Hahs, Ph.D., director of special projects, professor of chemistry, and former provost at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, Edwardsville, Ill.
¢ Michael R. Lane, Ph.D., vice chancellor for academic affairs/provost and professor of accounting at University of Arkansas - Fort Smith, Fort Smith, Ark.
¢ Bernie L. Patterson, Ph.D., provost and vice president for academic affairs at Oklahoma City University, Oklahoma City.
¢ Joseph C. Rallo, Ph.D., provost and academic vice president at Western Illinois University, Macomb, Ill.
The candidates will be interviewed in sessions from Sept. 5 to Sept. 15. The search committee then will forward its recommendations to the Regents for final selection.