They are Dr. Jim Cummins of Neosho, Dr. Brent Bates of Sedalia, Missouri, and Dr. Jennifer Methvin of Hope, Arkansas.
Each candidate will visit Crowder College during the first two weeks of February for interviews, tours,meetings and public forums.
The forums will give community members the opprtunity to meet each finalist and give feedback to the college's board of trustees before they make a final decision.
The forums will be held at the wright conference center at Crowder in Neosho. First up will be Dr. Cummins on February 7th at 3 in the afternoon.Following him is Dr. Bate on Monday February 10th also at three. Dr. Methvin is scheduled for three in the afternoon Wednesday February 12th.
The board hopes to name a president by March with their term starting no later than July first.
Dr. Kent Farnsworth will continue to serve as president until the winning candidate is in place.