ALPINE - Sul Ross University is one step closer to finding their new president.
A committee had identified nearly 40 candidates in a national search but has now narrowed it down to three finalists.
Those candidates are William Kibler, H. Neil Matkin and Quint Thurman.
Kibler is currently the Vice President for Students Affairs at Mississippi State University and got his doctorate from Texas A&M.
Matkin is the Executive Vice President at Louisiana College and Technical College System.
He's an Odessan and received his doctorate from Texas A&M as well.
As for Thurman, he's the Interim President at Sul Ross and has been with the University since 2012.