The Grambling State University Presidential Search Committee voted unanimously to name three finalists to present to the full Board of Supervisors for the University of Louisiana System.

The finalists are:

The Board will hold a special meeting Thursday, Feb. 22 to interview finalists and select the institution’s next president.

“I’d like to thank the Grambling community including students, faculty and staff, and alumni for showing up and participating in this rigorous search process,” System President and Search Committee Chair Rick Gallot said. “Guided by your substantial input, the Search Committee fulfilled its charge by selecting the three finalists who embody the unique qualifications needed to lead Grambling State University.”

The finalists’ relevant materials and semifinalist interviews can be viewed here. All information regarding the search is posted at

Dr. Gregory Ford

Dr. Martin Lemelle


Dr. Monica Williams