UNCW Chancellor search continues with help from public

UNCW Chancellor search continues with help from public

WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) - The search for a new leader at UNCW continued on campus Thursday. The chancellor search committee got feedback from the public during a pair of forums .Community

members had a chance to talk about what they'd like to see in the next chancellor.

William Sederberg was named as the current interim chancellor after Gary Miller left for another job earlier this year.

The members of this committee will recommend three candidates to UNC system President Tom Ross - who will pass one name on to the Board of Governors.


member Michael Shivar says it's important to have the public's help, assistance and input - hoping to choose someone who will stick around.

"We don't want to be an island and select a chancellor and then say, here he or she is," said Shivar. "There are no guarantees unfortunately. That's why we feel this search is very, very crucial so that we can pick someone who will hopefully be here for many years to come."

Shivar says they plan to host several community forums between now and next spring -- when the search committee will select it's three finalists for the job.

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