The Citadel finalists for next school president visiting Lowcountry

Gen. Robert Brown (Source: The Citadel)
Gen. Robert Brown (Source: The Citadel)
Lt. Gen. Mike Ferriter (Source: The Citadel)
Lt. Gen. Mike Ferriter (Source: The Citadel)
Gen. Glenn Walters (Source: The Citadel)
Gen. Glenn Walters (Source: The Citadel)

CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) - The Citadel has narrowed the search as the school continues to look for its next leader and the candidates are visiting the school Tuesday and Wednesday.

Retired U.S. Army Gen. Dan Allyn, U.S. Army Gen. Robert B. Brown, Retired U.S. Army Retired Lt. Gen. Michael Ferriter and U.S. Marine Gen. Glenn M. Walters are the finalists for the next president, according to a release from the school.

Allyn has 36 years experience serving as a soldier and was principal deputy to the Chief of Staff of the Army. Brown is the commander the U.S. Army in the Pacific. Ferriter served as Commanding General of Installation Management Command and also served as commander of the NATO training mission in Iraq. Walters is the Assistant Commandant of the Marines and represents the Corps in the Defense Department which includes helping make decisions about defense policy.

The Citadel began its search in late June 2017 when Lt. Gen John Rosa announced he would retire on June 30, 2018.  He became president in 2006.

The release of the list comes as the interview process begins for each candidate in late March and early April.

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