The Utah state Board of Regents have named four finalists to succeed Ann Millner, who is retiring as president of Weber State University. The short list features a University of Utah administrator and three out-of-state candidates.
They are Charles Wight, the U.'s dean of graduate studies and associate vice president for academic affairs; Michael K. Thomas, president and CEO of the New England Board of Higher Education; Kim Hunter Reed, chief of staff of the Louisiana Board of Regents; Kathryn Cruz-Uribe, provost at California State University, Monterey Bay.
A search committee selected them from a pool of 50 candidates following a national search.