Provost Djalali

Dr. Chaden Djalali, Executive Vice President and Provost

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Open forums announced for Russ College of Engineering and Technology dean search finalists

All events will be live streamed to the University community


Ohio University Executive Vice President and Provost Dr. Chaden Djalali emailed the following message to the Ohio University community on Monday, Feb. 18, 2019:


Dear OHIO students, faculty and staff: 

Four finalists for the position of dean of the Russ College of Engineering and Technology will interview on Ohio University’s Athens Campus during the week of Feb. 25.

As part of the interview process, the University community will have an opportunity to interact with the candidates during open forums where they will deliver a brief presentation and answer questions from students, faculty and staff. A separate forum will also be provided specifically for faculty.

Open forums for all students, faculty and staff will take place in Stocker 103 on the following dates and times. All of these events will also be live-streamed to anyone with a University ID and password, and ASL interpreters will be provided. (To request other accommodations to attend this event, please contact Laura Risler in the Office of the Executive Vice President and Provost at risler@ohio.edu no later than Feb. 20):

  • Tuesday, Feb. 26 from 3 p.m. - 4 p.m.
  • Wednesday, Feb. 27 from 3 p.m. - 4 p.m. 
  • Thursday, Feb. 28 from 3 p.m. - 4 p.m.
  • Friday, March 1 from 2 p.m. - 3 p.m

Forums for faculty will take place in Stocker 103 on the following dates and times:

  • Tuesday, Feb. 26 from 1:45 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
  • Wednesday, Feb. 27 from 10:45 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. 
  • Thursday, Feb. 28 from 1:45 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
  • Friday, March 1 from 8:45 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.

Feedback on each candidate will be solicited anonymously of all students, faculty and staff via an online survey.

The search firm is allotting time for finalists to notify their employers of this opportunity. We will share more information about each candidate in the coming days.

Your input into the search for our next dean of the Russ College of Engineering and Technology is vitally important to the success of the search. I encourage you to put the above forum opportunities on your calendar and plan to participate in our on-campus interview process.

Cordially,

Dr. Chaden Djalali
Executive Vice President and Provost