Seeking Our Seventh President
The Idaho State Board of Education will conduct interviews this week with Boise State University’s president finalists, a week after the finalists visited the campus.
The interviews will occur in executive session Wednesday at the Board Office at 650 W. State Street,
Listed in alphabetical order, the Boise State president finalists are:
Susan E. Borrego, chancellor of the University of Michigan-Flint
Andrew Marcus, professor of geography and the former dean of the College Arts and Sciences at the University of Oregon
Edward Seidel, vice president for economic development and innovation for the University of Illinois System
Marlene Tromp, campus provost and executive vice chancellor at the University of California, Santa Cruz
A fifth Boise State finalist, Darren Dawson, has withdrawn from consideration.
The board intends is to name a new president by April.
The finalists were chosen from a list of over 60 candidates vying to become Boise State University’s seventh president. They were selected after 12 semifinalists were interviewed by the Boise State President Search Screening Committee.