Alcorn professor one of 3 finalists for Southern chancellor

Published 10:50 am Friday, May 16, 2008

BATON ROUGE (AP) — A search committee has whittled from six to three a list of candidates to succeed Ed Jackson as chancellor of Southern University.

The finalists are: Ray Belton, chancellor of Southern University at Shreveport; Kofi Lomotey, Fisk University executive vice president and provost in Tennessee; and Napoleon Moses, Alcorn State University vice president for academic affairs in Mississippi.

The Southern Board of Supervisors will make the final choice. It has a meeting scheduled May 23.

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Jackson resigned last year.