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Bismarck State College president search down to 5 finalists

February 25, 2020 GMT

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Five finalists have been selected in the search for a new president at Bismarck State College, North Dakota University System officials said Tuesday.

The candidates are scheduled to visit the campus for interviews on the week of March 2-5. The two-year school received 41 applications for the position and a search committee talked to 12 people last week.

The finalists are Clark Harris, special assistant to the president at Laramie County Community College; Douglas Jensen, president and CEO at Rock Valley College; Philip Klein, dean of health and public safety at South Piedmont Community College; Joan Poor, executive director of Slack Farms Foundation, Inc,; and Richard Sax, provost and vice president for academic affairs at the University of Rio Grande and Rio Grande Community College.

Current president Larry Skogen is set to retire on June 30.