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YSU PRESIDENT SPECIAL SECTION

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Randy Dunn, Ed.D Randy Dunn, Ed.D
James D. Moran III, Ph.D James D. Moran III, Ph.D
William R. Decatur, J.D. William R. Decatur, J.D.

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio - The search for Youngstown State University's new president has narrowed down to three finalists, and the first will visit the campus on Thursday.

Randy Dunn, Ed.D, is the first candidate to appear at YSU. The other finalists, James D. Moran III, Ph.D and William R. Decatur, J.D., will visit in the coming weeks.

Randy Dunn, Ed.D - Dunn has served as the President of Murray State University in Kentucky since 2006. He's been a professor at Southern Illinois University and the state school superintendent of Illinois. For an extended bio on this candidate, click here.


James D. Moran III, Ph.D - Moran, who will visit YSU on May 6, is currently the vice chancellor for academic and student affairs at the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education. He was also appointed the interm president of Edinboro University and vice president of academic affairs at the University of Tennessee. For an extended bio on this candidate, click here.


William R. Decatur, J.D. - Decatur, who will visit YSU on May 8, is currently the executive vice president at Rhode Island School of Design. He also spent time working in the finance and administration offices at Ohio University and the University of Toledo. For an extended bio on this candidate, click here.

The candidates will meet with faculty and students, as well as trustees, to answer any impending questions about their plans for the university. The decision is set to be made by the end of May.

 

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