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EKU President Michael Benson Interviewing Wednesday At College of Charleston

Eastern Kentucky University

Eastern Kentucky University President Michael Benson is scheduled for a job interview Wednesday at the College of Charleston. 

The 12th president of the Richmond school is one of three finalists for the position. The College of Charleston on the coast of South Carolina was founded in 1770.  It’s one of the oldest universities in the country. The public school’s undergraduate enrollment exceeds 10,000.

Benson, who is 53, began his duties as EKU president in August of 2013.  The two other finalists are Andrew Hsu, University of Toledo Provost, and Purdue University Honors College Dean Rhonda Phillips. 

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Stu Johnson is a reporter/producer at WEKU in Lexington, Kentucky.
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