Former Appalachian State University Provost Darrell Kruger is among five finalists in Westfield State University’s search for its 21st president.

The Watauga Democrat reports Westfield State University, in Westfield Massachusettes, announced April 5 that Kruger was among the five finalists for the job.

According to the report, Kruger served as provost and executive vice chancellor of App State from 2015 to February 2020.

Westfield State is expected to make an announcement about their new president in May.