The committee tapped with finding an interim president for South Carolina State University is holding its second meeting Thursday.
The Associated Press reports the committee is made up of university trustees, faculty, staff, alumni and students.
The school is looking for an interim president after George Cooper stepped down in March after he fired eight administrators and accused them of failing to follow university rules.
The university named interim vice president for academic affairs Rita Teal as acting president.
The committee was expected to review the resumes of nearly two dozen candidates.
The university will look to fill the position permanently after an interim president is chosen.