Alabama State University president Joseph Silver http://apr.org en 3 Finalists Interview For Alabama St. Presidency http://apr.org/post/3-finalists-interview-alabama-st-presidency <p></p><p>Alabama State University is interviewing three finalists for its presidency.</p><p>Members of a search committee Friday morning interviewed state Sen. Quinton Ross Jr. of Montgomery; and Gwendolyn Boyd of John Hopkins University. They planned to interview retired Brig. Gen. Samuel Nichols Jr. of Virginia Friday afternoon.</p><p>The school is trying to replace Joseph Silver, who was suspended from the presidency and then left with a $685,000 severance package after three months on the job.</p> Fri, 06 Dec 2013 22:05:46 +0000 The Associated Press 42849 at http://apr.org 3 Finalists Interview For Alabama St. Presidency Emails Reveal Spat Involving Former ASU President http://apr.org/post/emails-reveal-spat-involving-former-asu-president <P>The week prior to being placed on administrative leave, former Alabama State University President Joseph Silver got into a public disagreement with two administrators about the university's annual Turkey Day Classic parade.</P> <P>Emails obtained by the Montgomery Advertiser show that Silver sent an email to the trustees saying he arrived at the Thanksgiving Day parade to discover that cars had been provided for other administrators to ride in the parade, but not him. Mon, 07 Jan 2013 13:24:01 +0000 The Associated Press 22879 at http://apr.org Emails Reveal Spat Involving Former ASU President