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West Virginia Board Names 20 to Presidential Search Panel

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. ― West Virginia University’s Board of Governors has approved a 20-member committee to search for the university’s next president.

The board’s chairman, James W. Dailey II, on Monday was named chair and non-voting member of the committee. WVU interim President E. Gordon Gee will serve as an adviser and non-voting member.

Other members of the search panel include members of the Board of Governors, the Faculty Senate, the Student Government Association and the alumni association, among others. They were announced Monday by the Board of Governors.

WVU is seeking a successor to Jim Clements, who left Morgantown for Clemson University.

The board set a goal of the fall 2014 semester to have a new president in place.

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