The University of Arkansas System has announced the three finalists in the search for a successor to Joel Anderson as chancellor of the University of Arkansas at Little Rock. Chosen by System President Donald Bobbitt in consultation with a search committee, they are (all Ph.D.s):
* Cheryl Lovell, special advisor to the chancellor and to the chief academic officer of the Colorado State University System
* Andrew Rogerson, provost and vice president of academic affairs, Sonoma State (California State University System)
* Mark Rudin, vice president for research and economic development, Boise State University
They’ll visit campus and the city May 9-13. Anderson steps down in June after 13 years as chancellor and many more years at the campus.
Bobbitt will pick a finalist to recommend to the University of Arkansas Board of Trustees.
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Lovell has been working in college administration since the 1980s, including in 1984-86 as a coordinator of family life and conferences at the University of Arkansas.
Rogerson, after 24 years teaching biology, moved into administration in 2006 as a dean at the College of Science at Marshall University.
Rudin has continued to teach in his specialty of health physics while leading a research and economic development division at Boise State.