Marty Meehan was appointed as UMass president-elect on Friday by a unanimous vote from the board of trustees.
The five-campus system’s trustees are meeting Friday to discuss and interview the two finalists and could make a decision.
The University of Massachusetts could have a new leader in place by the end of the week
Two University of Massachusetts trustees have updated Gov. Deval Patrick on their search for a new system president, amid a report that a former congressman is one of the leading candidates.