Southern University inching closer towards naming new system president

BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - Southern University is well on its way to installing a new chancellor and system president.

On Thursday, a search committee screened the candidates who applied for the position. Currently, the names and number of the applicants have not been made available.

The university decided to combine the System President and Chancellor positions to streamline its university system.

The current president, Ronald Mason, took a job as the president of the University of District Columbia. His contract with Southern expires at the end of June.

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