May 5, 2014
From staff reports
Executive Vice President and Provost Pam Benoit is pleased to announce that a search committee has put forward five candidate finalists for the position of Dean of University College and Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education. The candidates will have the opportunity to speak with the University community during open forums with faculty, staff, and students during interviews this month.
During each open forum, each candidate will present 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.
Finalists and their dates of their university 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.