CARBONDALE – Kenneth R. Evans, president of Lamar University in Texas, withdrew his candidacy Sunday for the position of chancellor of Southern Illinois University Carbondale, according to SIU System President Dan Mahony.
“We are grateful for Dr. Evans’ interest and wish him continued success at Lamar,” Mahony said.
The two remaining finalists are Susan R. Stapleton, special assistant to the provost at Western Michigan University, who interviewed April 16 and 17, and Austin A. Lane, former president of Texas Southern University, who interviewed April 20 and 21.
Mahony said he hopes to have a new chancellor in place July 1. Further information about the search and remaining finalists is available here.