Each finalist is a sitting president at another university, Fecher said, meaning Wright State’s next leader will not be an internal hire. Fecher said internal candidates applied but that the committee chose the three outside finalists based on their “tremendous records of accomplishment.”
“All three of them are kind of rising stars in the world of academic leadership,” Fecher said.
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Below is a list of the dates candidates will visit campus, according to an email sent to students, staff and faculty at Wright State.
- First Candidate: Feb. 2 to Feb. 4
- Second Candidate: Feb. 5 to Feb. 7
- Third Candidate: Feb. 7 Feb. 9