Dr. Robert McGehee, dean of the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences Graduate School and executive director of the Arkansas Biosciences Institute, has withdrawn his name from consideration for the position of chancellor of the University of Arkansas at Monticello, according to Mary Whiting, dean of enrollment management and chair of the search committee.
McGehee was one of four finalists selected to replace Dr. Jack Lassiter as UAM chancellor. His scheduled campus visit has been cancelled.
The three remaining finalists and the dates of their campus visits are:
• Timothy Cornelius, vice president for learning, global business, health professions, external programs and adult basic education at Northwest Arkansas Community College in Bentonville, who visited campus March 30-31;
• Dr. Richard Dawe, president of Ozarka College in Melbourne, who visited campus April 2-3;
• Dr. Steven Runge, executive vice president and provost of the University of Central Arkansas, scheduled to visit April 13-14.
Runge will be available to meet with the public at a reception in the Green Room of the John F. Gibson University Center from 2 to 3:15 p.m. April 13.