An official at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences is up for the presidency at the College of Coastal Georgia.
UAMS Graduate School Dean Dr. Robert Edwin McGehee is one of three finalists for the position, a news release from the University System of Georgia states. He also serves as a professor of pediatrics at UAMS and executive director of the Arkansas Biosciences Institute.
McGehee has been with UAMS since 1993 and dean of the graduate school since 2004.
The 1977 Central Arkansas graduate also holds a B.S.E. from Arkansas and a Ph. D. from UAMS. His current duties include joint appointments in the Department of Physiology/Biophysics and the Department of Pathology.
Edwin is up for the position against Dr. Gregory F. Aloia, president of Concord University, and Dr. Beth L. Weatherby, provost and vice president for academic and student affairs at Southwest Minnesota State University.
Read more in Thursday's Arkansas Democrat-Gazette.