BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - Southern University is making steps toward naming a new system president this summer.
The university is currently taking applications from hopefuls ahead of the May 6 deadline. After that date, a search committee will look through each application to find a new university president.
After a round of phone interviews, the top three will travel to Southern's campus in early June to meet with leaders and students.
Southern University says that they want a new president in place before the 2015 fall semester begins.