CU regents referred to multiple finalists in presidential search in emails

A list of candidates for the University of Colorado system president were described as “finalists” in emails between regents, contrary to the system’s previous assertions that President Mark Kennedy was the sole finalist for the job.

That detail is key to an ongoing lawsuit filed by the Daily Camera asking the CU system be ordered to release the names of other applicants for the position.

Kennedy was announced as the sole finalist for the position on April 10, a decision that quickly sparked outcry and protests over his voting record as a Minnesota congressman and questions about his qualifications. (Read more here…)