Published: May 16, 2012 5:48 PM EDT
Updated: May 16, 2012 6:05 PM EDT

LEE COUNTY, Fla - Dr. Peggy Kennedy has withdrawn as a finalist for the position of District President of Edison State College.

Kennedy, Interim President and CEO of Minnesota State Community & Technical College, was offered and accepted a position as President of Minnesota State Community & Technical College after her successful round of interviews at Edison State College on Monday.

The Presidential Search Advisory Committee unanimously chose five finalists after interviewing nine candidates Monday and Tuesday morning. The final four candidates include Jeffrey Allbritten, Eugene Giovannini, Eric McKeithan, and Joseph Sarnovsky.

All four finalists will return for additional interviews.

The District Board of Trustees will interview the finalists at a special meeting tentatively set for June 1.