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KU official finalist for president job in Alabama

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¢ Jim Roberts, vice provost for research at Kansas University, is one of two finalists to become president of the University of Alabama-Huntsville, the [Huntsville Times][1] reports today. He'll interview with students, faculty and staff on the Huntsville campus Wednesday.![][2]"This has been an extremely strong pool, with more than 200 candidates from throughout the U.S.," University of Alabama System spokeswoman Kellee Reinhart said late Monday. "These are the two individuals whom the advisory committee has asked to visit UAH and to learn more about the university and the community."_The other finalist is David B. Williams, professor of materials science and engineering and vice provost for research at Lehigh University in Bethlehem, Pa.¢ Lawrence band The Appleseed Cast is the focus of a profile in the [Daily Iowan][3] today. The group, now in its 10th year of existence, has meandered into new musical experiments as the personnel has changed. ..._ "If you have a lineup that's consistent, that's definitely helpful - it's classic," said original member (Aaron)Pillar. "But at the same time, I really do think that everything was running its course." [1]: http://www.al.com/news/huntsvilletimes/index.ssf?/base/news/1169547325286330.xml&coll=1 [2]: http://merrill.ku.edu/images/2004TheBarn/roberts_woody.jpg [3]: http://media.www.dailyiowan.com/media/storage/paper599/news/2007/01/23/Arts/An.Appleseed.A.Day.Keeps.The.Blues.Away-2668008.shtml?sourcedomain=www.dailyiowan.com&MIIHost=media.collegepublisher.com

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