Cedar Rapids Gazette: An Iowa State University presidential search committee has narrowed a pool of seven semifinalists to four finalists. Those candidates for president of the university will start visiting campus next week. Names and biographical information about each candidate will be made public 24 hours before they visit the Ames campus. Those visits, which will include public town hall meetings, are scheduled for Thursday and Friday, Oct. 5-6, and Monday and Tuesday, Oct. 9-10.