Wednesday, November 20, 2013

Open forums set for College of Arts and Sciences dean candidates

Open forums have been scheduled for candidates for the position of dean of the College of Arts and Sciences at UW-Eau Claire. Faculty, staff and students are invited to attend the forums, during which the candidates will respond to the following prompt and then answer questions:

"The Chinese character denoting 'crisis' is a combination of the characters for 'danger' and 'opportunity.' Please discuss the challenges facing a College of Arts and Sciences today, and explain how you might lead our college to maintain and enhance its excellence while creating new opportunities for students, faculty and programs."

Candidate materials can be viewed on the dean position Web page, where a link to a feedback form also will be posted following each candidate's open forum. Each forum will be recorded and links to the recordings posted on the page above.

Following are the candidates and their open forum dates, times and locations:
  • Dr. J. Andy Karafa — open forum: Dec. 9, 9-9:50 a.m., Woodland Theater, Davies Center. 
  • Dr. David D. Leaman — open forum: Dec. 11, 9-9:50 a.m., Woodland Theater, Davies Center.
  • Dr. Thomas A. Nelson  — open forum: Dec. 16, 9-9:50 a.m., Woodland Theater, Davies Center.