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Florida State University hires new firm, restarts presidential search



Florida State University is reinvigorating its presidential search with the selection of a new search consultant Wednesday.

Storbeck/Pimentel & Associates got the FSU job almost by default. Bill Funk submitted his resignation as search consultant Monday and the university’s second choice is now working for the University of Florida. The Storbeck firm helped New College of Florida choose a president in 2012 but has relatively little experience in the state.

Search committee Chairman Ed Burr said the panel remains “committed to hiring the best president possible ... in the most open and thorough process” but did not specify a timeline.

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[Last modified: Wednesday, June 11, 2014 2:07pm]


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