Warren Erdman http://news.stlpublicradio.org en U. of Mo. Curators choose new system president, chairman supports raising tobacco tax http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/u-mo-curators-choose-new-system-president-chairman-supports-raising-tobacco-tax <p>The University of Missouri has chosen its next president and expects to announce its decision next week.&nbsp; Board of Curators chairman Warren Erdman says a search committee began with a pool of more than 100 candidates from academic and non-academic backgrounds alike.</p><p>&quot;We had four interviews and we worked our way down to a couple second interviews,&quot; Erdman said. &quot;Then there were a few telephone follow-ups.&nbsp; In the end, the committee recommended a single finalist.&quot;</p> Fri, 09 Dec 2011 21:33:03 +0000 Joseph Leahy 2649 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org U. of Mo. Curators choose new system president, chairman supports raising tobacco tax