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Search committees formed for next FVSU president

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ATLANTA (AP) - State officials say two committees have been formed as part of a national search for the next president of Fort Valley State University.

The search and screening of candidates will be the responsibility of the 12-member Presidential Search and Screen Committee, whose members have been appointed by University System of Georgia Chancellor Hank Huckaby and Board of Regents Chairman Dink NeSmith.

The committee will hold its first meeting March 27.

The committee will eventually forward the names of 3 to five candidates to the Regents' Search Committee, which will be chaired by Regent Larry Ellis. The Regents' Search Committee is responsible for recommending finalists to Huckaby, who will make a recommendation to the Board of Regents.

Current university President Dr. Larry Rivers plans to step down in June.

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