TUSKEGEE, Ala. (AP) - The executive director of Tuskegee University's presidential search committee says the deadline for accepting applications for the position has been extended until July 31.
Charlotte Morris said the university also has put out a request for proposals to hire a search firm to assist the efforts to find the school's sixth president.
Applications will be evaluated by a presidential search committee appointed by the university's board of trustees.
Morris said the university also has put out a request for proposals to hire a search firm to assist in the university's effort to recruit its sixth president.
Morris said Tuskegee's current president, Benjamin F. Payton,
announced plans to retire in June 2010, having served for 20 years.