Second of Two Finalists to Visit Fort Collins, Pueblo as Search Continues for Next President/Chancellor

The second of two finalists in the running to be president of Colorado State University and chancellor of the university system will meet with students, faculty, staff, alumni and community members in Fort Collins on May 6.

Larry Penley, dean of the W.P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State, will visit the Colorado State and Pueblo campuses and meet with university and community constituents as part of the selection process.

On Tuesday, Penley will speak with faculty and address faculty issues at 1 p.m. in the Associated Students of Colorado State University Senate Chamber in the Lory Student Center. This session is open to all university faculty.

Penley will meet with students to discuss student issues at 3 p.m. also in the ASCSU Senate Chamber. This session will be open to all students.

In addition, Penley will speak at an open forum Tuesday for all interested community and campus members. This session will be at 4:15 p.m. in the West Ballroom of the Lory Student Center.

Michael Martin, vice president for agriculture and natural resources at the

University of Florida, visited Colorado State and Pueblo during the last week of April and participated in a similar series of sessions with campus and local communities.

Following the campus visits, the Board of Governors of the Colorado State University System will make a final selection. The new leader will begin at Colorado State this summer.

The Colorado State University System includes Colorado State and the University of Southern Colorado, which will become Colorado State University-Pueblo on July 1.

Visit the Web at for more details and resumes on the two candidates.