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4th Iowa State presidency finalist is ag dean at the school

AMES (AP) — Officials say the fourth finalist in the search for the next Iowa State University president is already on campus.

Dean Wendy Wintersteen of Iowa State’s College of Agriculture and Life Sciences is scheduled to meet Thursday with staff, students and community members. Her curriculum vitae and interview schedule are available on Iowa State’s presidential search website, presidentsearch.iastate.edu.

The first finalist, Sonny Ramaswamy, visited Ames on Monday. He’s director of the National Institute of Food and Agriculture in Washington, D.C. The second finalist, Pamela Whitten, was on campus Tuesday. She’s senior vice president for academic affairs at the University of Georgia, Athens. The third finalist, Dale Whittaker, is scheduled to visit the Ames campus Wednesday. He’s executive vice president at the University of Central Florida in Orlando.

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