National search now underway for next president of South Carolina State University

ORANGEBURG, SC (WCBD) — At a board meeting on Wednesday, February 10, the chairman of the South Carolina State University Board of Trustees, Charles S. Way, Jr. announced the University will launch a nationwide search of the school’s 12th president.

According to a news release, the following members will service on the committee to help identify the next president.

Trustee Doris Helms, Chair
Trustee Milton Irvin
Trustee Donnie Shell
Trustee Steve Swanson
Trustee Jeff Vinzani
President of the SC State University National Alumni Association
President of the SC State University Student Government Association
President of the Faculty Senate
President of the Staff Senate

“I am confident that this committee will identify a seasoned, inspirational and innovative leader who will do great things for the university and the state of South Carolina for years to come,” said Chairman Way.

We’re told the committee will seek the services of an executive search firm to ensure that its search is “comprehensive, thorough, and expeditious.”

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