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Manuel was introduced during a news conference on the Drury campus.
He is currently the chancellor of
Manuel was one of three finalists
chosen to be brought to
Dr. David Steele, dean of the
Dr. Manuel was introduced to the campus community Wednesday morning. He talked with KOLR10 about his vision for Drury's future.
"Obviously, the vision is one of national -- increased national distinction, but, articulating that and putting meat on those bones is really why I'm here. I want to be part of an institution that has a national vision for itself."
Interesting tidbit: all three finalists for the Drury job had first names of David. And Dr. Manuel's wife Betty will become the third Drury first lady in a row with that name.Previous Report: Second Drury Presidential Finalist Visits Campus