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August 29, 2014 6:56 PM

Long, confusing search for Shaw University president frustrates alumni

The nationwide search for a president at Shaw University has drawn out over eight months without a permanent candidate named to the job - a process some alumni are calling chaotic, unprofessional and a risk to the school's future. In a letter to Shaw, 50 alumni gave a detailed criticism over steps taken to replace President Dorothy Yancy, who retired Dec. 31.

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