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Edgewood College presidential search down to three finalists

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MADISON (WKOW) -- Edgewood College in Madison has its search for a new president to down to three finalists.

The list includes former state superintendent Elizabeth Burmaster, who is currently the president of Nicolet College in Rhinelander. Burmaster took the position at Nicolet College in 2009 after eight years as head of the state Department of Public Instruction.

Edgewood College's current executive vice president Scott Flanagan is another finalist. Dr. Flanagan oversees admissions, advancement, financial aid, marketing and communications, and athletics.

The third finalist is Dr. Robert Pastoor, who currently serves as the vice president for student life at Marietta College in Marietta, Ohio. At the school, Pastoor is responsible for the direction and management of a comprehensive student affairs program serving 1,500 undergraduate students.

Each finalist will visit the campus in the next few weeks. Edgewood says a portion of each candidate's visit will include a campus presentation, which will be streamed live on www.edgewood.edu. Information about each candidate is available on PresidentialSearch.edgewood.edu.

The candidates are vying to replace outgoing president Dan Carey. Carey announced his intention to retire in September of 2013. He will serve through the end of August 2014.
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