Should Florida State Have One Candidate for President?

May 22, 2014

Faculty and student leaders are criticizing the search for the next president of Florida State University and specifically the decision to schedule an interview with only one candidate. That candidate is John Thrasher, a powerful Republican state senator. The Tallahassee Democrat reported that the firm helping with the search reported that no other top candidates have applied, primarily because potential candidates assume that Thrasher has a lock on the job. Board leaders deny that is the case.


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