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Two Finalists Chosen in State University System of Florida Chancellor Search

TALLAHASSEE – Today, the Board of Governors’ chancellor search committee announced two finalists to serve as the next chief executive officer for the State University System of Florida. 

The two finalists are:

Dr. Lori Cromwell

Mr. Ray Rodrigues

The chancellor search committee will hold interviews of the finalists on August 26, 2022, beginning at 11:30 a.m.

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