Texas officials have narrowed their search to replace University of Texas at Austin President Bill Powers to three names, the Austin American-Statesman reported Thursday, citing unnamed sources.
The paper identified the three finalists -- all men -- as Greg Fenves, the university's executive vice president and provost; Andrew Hamilton, vice chancellor of the University of Oxford; and David Daniel, president of University of Texas at Dallas.
The paper also reported that Ohio State University's provost, Joseph Steinmetz, had been a finalist but decided not to go for the job.
Powers, who announced last year he is leaving this summer, was last week hit with a report that said he overruled admissions officials to admit potentially subpar students, including at least some who had moneyed ties or politically connected backers.
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