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4 finalists selected for U. of Nebraska presidency

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The University of Nebraska's presidential search committee has named four finalists to replace former President J.B. Milliken.

The finalists announced on Monday are Hank Bounds, Mississippi's commissioner for higher education; Michael Martin, chancellor of the Colorado State University System; Sally Rockey, deputy director for extramural research at the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Maryland; and George Ross; president of Central Michigan University.

Nebraska Gov. Dave Heineman, who announced publicly that he would apply for the job, was not among the finalists. The list will be submitted to the University of Nebraska Board of Regents, which will make the final selection.

Milliken left in May to become chancellor for the City University of New York.

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