2011.11.30 > For Immediate Release
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First Senior Vice Chancellor Search Candidate to Visit UNO on Dec. 1-2
Omaha - Rajib Sanyal, dean of the Miller College of Business at Ball State University, will visit UNO and be interviewed for the position of senior vice chancellor for Academic and Student Affairs starting this Thursday, Dec. 1. Dr. Sanyal is one of four finalists.
Students are encouraged to attend a forum with Dr. Sanyal that will take place in the Milo Bail Student Center's Aksarben Room on Dec. 1. The event runs from 2:30 until 3:30 p.m.
Later that same day, all faculty, staff, students and members of the public can attend Dr. Sanyal's campus community forum. It starts at 3:30 p.m. and will take place in the Milo Bail Student Center's Dodge Room. A reception will follow.
In addition to the forums, Dr. Sanyal will meet with a wide range of campus constituents, including faculty, staff and students. His official campus visit concludes Friday, Dec. 2. The three other senior vice chancellor candidates and their official UNO campus visit dates are being finalized, but will take place before the end of December.
The other candidates are:
* Dr. Angela Laird Brenton, dean, College of Professional Studies, University of Arkansas at Little Rock;
* Dr. B.J. Reed, interim senior vice chancellor for Academic and Student Affairs, University of Nebraska Omaha; and
* Dr. Gregory M. Sadlek, dean, College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences, Cleveland State University.
Dr. Sanyal came to Ball State University in 2009 to be the dean of the Miller College of Business. Prior to that, he had been at Northern Michigan University from 2005 through 2009 where he had served dean for that institution's College of Business. He earned his doctorate in Business Administration from Georgia State University in 1988.
For more information on all of the candidates, visit the Web at http://www.unomaha.edu/svcsearch/ .
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