Dr. LeBlanc brings extensive experience in academic leadership, innovation and budgetary management.
Board of Trustees Chair Nelson Carbonell said the search committee continues to receive nominations.
More than 100 candidates have been nominated for university president.
After a series of community town halls, the Board of Trustees has developed its profile for the next university leader.
Board of Trustees hosts 11 town halls to hear from students, faculty, staff and alumni.
Faculty Consultative Committee to include 16 faculty members, including non-tenure track and specialized faculty.
Forums for students, faculty, staff and alumni will be held on campus the week of Sept 12.
Executive search firm Isaacson, Miller has been selected to assist in the university's search for its 17th president.
Trustee Madeleine Jacobs will chair the 19-member group tasked with identifying candidates to be the university’s next leader.