Potential Nicholls State leaders to be interviewed Tuesday

A new president for Nicholls State University in Thibodaux could be named as early as Tuesday as the 16-member search committee is set to interview both finalists at 9 a.m. in Baton Rouge.

Finalist Mirta M. Martin works as dean and professor of management at the Reginald F. Lewis School of Business at Virginia State University.

She has a bachelor of science degree from Duke University, a master of business administration from the Robins School of Business at the University of Richmond and a doctorate in strategic management and leadership from Virginia Commonwealth University.

Finalist Bruce T. Murphy is the vice president for academic affairs at Air University in Alabama.

He holds a bachelor of arts in English from the University of California at Berkeley, a master of business administration and a master of science in systems management from the University of Southern California, a master of arts from Teachers College at Columbia University and a doctorate in education from Vanderbilt University.

The meeting is open to the public and will be streamed live at: http://streaming.louisiana.gov. Viewers need to register to access the stream.