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Park University searches for new president

Park University seeks new president

Park University has begun a search for the university’s next president.

Interim president David Fowler will step down this summer. He replaced Michael Droge, who was named university chancellor in July 2014.

EFL Associates Inc., an executive search firm based in Leawood, will conduct the search for Park’s next president.

Leading Park’s Presidential Search Committee are chairman Julie Wilson and vice chairman Mark Foster. Other committee members include trustees, alumni, faculty, staff and students.

This will be Park’s 16th president in its 140-year history. The new president is expected to begin