A Middle Georgia State College president finalist has been named.
Georgia Board of Regents and the University System of Georgia officials announced their finalist choice: Christopher Blake, according to a release.
Blake currently serves as president of Mount Mercy University in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, according to a release.
He is on sabbatical for this school year.
Blake has also served as an associate dean at Towson University in Maryland and has been a tenured professor at Towson and Mount St. Mary's University.
He has his bachelor's and master's degree in theology and received his Ph.D in education from the University of London, King's College.
Georgia law requires that the finalist be named a minimum of five days before the Board of Regents selects a school president.