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Joan Gabel said she is said she is "incredibly excited and humbled."
Joan Gabel's two-hour interview with regents was heavier on compliments than tough follow-up questions.
Joan Gabel was at her next-to-last stop on a tour of all five U campuses.
Presidential candidate is touring all five campuses.
Joan Gabel has brought a collaborative style and low-key charisma to academia.
Joan Gabel, provost at the University of South Carolina, was the Board of Regents' nominee. Some concern was raised about only one finalist, but in the end she had the support of all but one regent.
Some semifinalists for the president job are willing to be named finalists — and go public with their identities — only if they are the sole front-runner.
Scholar's latest fight in the name of Title IX is with colleges that host girls-only STEM summer camps.
Contenders' identities not disclosed; regents might name them Wednesday.
As the search for a new president enters the final stretch, five of the nine who scored an interview were female.