2009.01.13 > For Immediate Release
contact: Tim Kaldahl - University Relations
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Second Finalist for Dean of College of Education on Campus
Omaha - Deborah Rodgers, associate dean for Student Services at the University of Oklahoma, will visit the University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO) and be interviewed for the position of dean of the UNO College of Education on Thursday and Friday, Jan. 15 and 16.
Rodgers is one of four finalists. Faculty, staff, students and the public can attend the open session during Rodgers' campus visit on Thursday, Jan. 15, from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. in the Milo Bail Student Center Council Room. The other finalists set to visit are:
* Lawrence Rossow, director of the Center for Special Education Due Process at the University of Oklahoma, Norman, Okla. His campus visit is set for Jan. 22-23; and
* Bradford Strand, department head and professor in the Department of Health, Nutrition and Exercise Sciences at North Dakota State University, Fargo, N. D. His campus visit is set for Jan. 26-27.
Nancy Edick, acting associate dean in the UNO College of Education, was the first candidate. She made her campus visit on Jan. 12-13.
Gail Baker, dean of the College of Communication, Fine Arts and Media, has chaired the search committee. For more information call (402) 554-3502.
UNO is celebrating its 100th anniversary. The celebration recognizes the partnership among the City of Omaha, its citizens and UNO to build a vibrant and dynamic community. The centennial theme is “UNO: Central To Our City Since 1908.” This theme acknowledges the past contributions of UNO to the community and sets the stage for great things to come.
UNO, inaugurated in 1968, emerged from the Municipal University of Omaha, established in 1931, which grew out of the University of Omaha founded in 1908. For Centennial information, go to http://www.unomaha.edu/100/.
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