...of applicants for the two vacant positions. Sixteen, in fact. This is fantastic [pdf], and shows how perpetual media attention on the budget crisis and fractiousness has really gotten people motivated, the best thing to come out of the last six months.
Tuesday, August 5th, the Board will meet with the candidates, the next official step in the whittling-down. I'd predict that the process wraps up by the August 25th meeting.