Committee to Discuss Search for New University President

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) - The advisory committee searching for a new president for the four-campus University of Missouri system meets today.

It will be a conference call meeting.

The next president succeeds Elson Floyd. He leaves next month for the top job at Washington State University.

Floyd has spent the past two weeks advising the interim president. Gordon Lamb is a former university president who retired to Columbia after temporarily holding the chancellor's job at the system's Kansas City campus.

Lamb says he is not a candidate for the permanent job.

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