Iowa Board of Regents Announces First Finalist for UI Presidency

August 26, 2015

Today the Board of Regents, State of Iowa announced the first finalist to become the next president of the University of Iowa.

Marvin Krislov, JD, current President of Oberlin College, will visit campus on Thursday, August 27 to meet with faculty, staff and students, members of the community, and local elected officials. You can review Krislov’s curriculum vitae on the UI presidential search website (opens in new window).

Krislov will also participate in a public forum:

  • Thursday, August 27, 4:45 p.m. to 6:15 p.m. in the 2nd Floor Ballroom of the Iowa Memorial Union (if questions conclude prior to 6:15 p.m. the forum will end).

Live video streaming of the public forum and a recording upon its conclusion will be available on the UI presidential search website (opens in new window). A mult box will also be available at the public forum for reporters covering the event.

Krislov is one of four finalists invited to participate in a final round of interviews at the University of Iowa. Following the campus visits, the Board of Regents will convene a meeting on September 3 to interview the candidates and select a new president. Members of the campus and the general public are encouraged to provide feedback to the Board through a website set up by Parker Executive Search, which can be accessed at the UI presidential search website (opens in new window).

Note to media: A high resolution photograph can be downloaded at the University of Iowa News Flickr (opens in new window)

For More Information:

Contact: Josh Lehman, 515-242-5095

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