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Interviews announced for vice president for research and creative activity


On Wednesday, Ohio University sent an email out to all faculty, staff and students about interviews for candidates for the position of vice president for research and creative activity and dean of the graduate college.


On behalf of the search committee (membership listed below), we are pleased to announce that the following candidates will be interviewed for the position of vice president for research and creative activity and dean of the Graduate College.

  • Joseph Shields, Nov. 7 and Nov. 8

  • Daniel Flynn, Nov. 9 and Nov. 10

  • Colin Scanes, Nov. 15 and Nov. 16

  • Frank Calzonetti, Nov. 17 and Nov.18

Curricula vitae and cover letters for these individuals are available on the Executive Vice President and Provost (EVPP) website. Oak ID and password required.

An open forum will be held for each candidate. Faculty, students and staff are encouraged to attend.  Information about the date, time, and place for the open forums will be posted on the EVPP website as it becomes available.  

VPRCA and Graduate Dean Search Committee

  • Charles Smith, School of Theater [Committee Chair]

  • Jeff Barbee, graduate student

  • Audrone Biknevicius, Biomedical

  • Lynn Gellerman, TechGrowth Ohio

  • Shane Gilkey, Research and Sponsored Programs

  • Lynn Harter, Communication Studies

  • Jennifer Horner, College of Health Sciences and Professions

  • Dennis Irwin, Dean, Russ College of Engineering

  • Tadeusz Malinski, Chemistry

  • Madappa Prakash, Physics and Astronomy

  • Mona Robinson, Higher Education and Counseling

  • Katie Tadlock, Graduate College

  • Craig Cornell, Provost’s Office, (staff, non-voting)

  • Sandy Smith, University College (staff, non-voting)