People Watch: Primary candidate for University of Nebraska system president is announced

Walter “Ted” Carter Jr., superintendent of the U.S. Naval Academy, would fill a vacancy left by Hank Bounds and succeed interim President Susan Fritz
By: | October 29, 2019
Walter “Ted” Carter Jr., superintendent of the U.S. Naval Academy, is the priority candidate for University of Nebraska system president.Walter “Ted” Carter Jr., superintendent of the U.S. Naval Academy, is the priority candidate for University of Nebraska system president.

The priority candidate for the University of Nebraska system president position, Walter “Ted” Carter Jr., spoke to students, faculty, staff and members of the public at a press conference after the Board of Regents announced his candidacy. He is a retired vice admiral in the U.S. Navy and has served as superintendent of the U.S. Naval Academy for six years. At the University of Nebraska system, Carter would fill a vacancy left by Hank Bounds and succeed interim President Susan Fritz. Read more.

In other people news:

Wilson College in Pennsylvania announced the appointment of Wesley R. Fugate as the 20th president in the 150-year history of the college. Fugate will start his leadership role in January. Read more.