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Bill LaForge the pick of College Board for new president at Delta State

Bill LaForge

Bill LaForge

College Board officials say William “Bill” LaForge is their nominee to be president at Delta State University.

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LaForge is currently a lobbyist in Washington, D.C. A native of Cleveland and graduate of Delta State, his father was a professor of history there.

LaForge will meet with campus groups in Cleveland, Miss. on Thursday. After a campus tour, the board typically votes to confirm its preferred candidate.

Board members held closed meetings in recent weeks to interview seven candidates recommended by a campus search committee.


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  1. This is great. Bill is from Cleveland and part of the Delta State family.

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