2009.01.20 > For Immediate Release
contact: Tim Kaldahl - University Relations
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Third Finalist for Dean of College of Education on Campus
Omaha - Lawrence Rossow, director of the Center for Special Education Due Process at the University of Oklahoma, will visit UNO and be interviewed for the position of dean of the UNO College of Education Thursday and Friday, Jan. 22-23. Rossow is one of four finalists.
Faculty, staff, students and the public can attend the open session during Rossow's' campus visit Thursday, Jan. 22, from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. in the Milo Bail Student Center Council Room.
The fourth finalist--Bradford Strand, department head and professor in the Department of Health, Nutrition and Exercise Sciences at North Dakota State University, Fargo, N. D.--will have his campus visit on Jan. 26-27.
The other two finalists, Nancy Edick and Deborah Rodgers, completed their campus visits earlier this month. Edick is the acting associate dean in the UNO College of Education. Rodgers is the associate dean for Student Services at the University of Oklahoma.
Gail Baker, dean of the College of Communication, Fine Arts and Media, has chaired the search committee. For more information, call 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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