May 19, 2014
By Gretchen Gregory
Two candidates for Ohio University’s Dean of University College and Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education will have an opportunity to speak with the University community during open forums with faculty, staff and students this week.
Ohio University Executive Vice President and Provost Pam Benoit announced earlier this month that a search committee put forward five candidate finalists for the position, and open forums already have been held for three of the candidates.
During each open forum, each candidate presents his or her vision for how undergraduate education generally, and University College in particular, can provide a distinctive and transformative experience for Ohio University students. There will be a time for questions from the audience.
The two remaining candidates and dates of their University forums include the following:
Three candidates who have had their forums include the following:
Each candidate’s cover letter and curricula vitae are available below:
Laura Myers, Chief of Staff to the Provost, said that Provost Benoit hopes to identify the new dean beginning July 1. David Descutner, current Dean of University College and Executive Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education, is stepping down to enter the early retiree program in June. Descutner will return to the faculty of the Scripps College of Communication School of Communication Studies.