McCarthy is the only provost candidate invited back for a second looksee, the sources said.
Other candidates, according to Missouri State:
Dr. Robert G. Frank – dean of the College of Public Health and Health Professions and professor of clinical and health psychology at the University of Florida in Gainesville, Fla., since 1995;
Dr. Sharon K. Hahs – provost and vice chancellor for academic affairs and professor of chemistry, Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville since 2000;
Dr. Warren Kent Wray – professor of civil engineering at Michigan Technological University in Houghton, Mich., who served as provost and senior vice president for academic and student affairs at Michigan Tech from 2000-05.