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FSU presidential search consultant Bill Funk resigns

Search consultant Bill Funk's resignation letter to FSU.

Florida State University

Search consultant Bill Funk's resignation letter to FSU.

Bill Funk, the man hired to help Florida State University find its next president, resigned abruptly today. 

The move comes a week after the search advisory committee reversed its decision to go along with Funk's recommendation to suspend the search and interview front-runner candidate Sen. John Thrasher. The FSU Faculty Senate also passed a resolution last week saying it had lost confidence in Funk's ability and suggesting a new consultant be hired. 

The search committee already was scheduled to meet Wednesday to discuss next steps. 

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[Last modified: Monday, June 9, 2014 7:01pm]


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