2011.12.06 > For Immediate Release
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Second Senior Vice Chancellor Search Candidate to Visit UNO on Dec. 7-8
Omaha - Angela Laird Brenton, dean, College of Professional Studies at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, will visit UNO and be interviewed for the position of senior vice chancellor for Academic and Student Affairs starting on Wednesday, Dec. 7. Dr. Brenton is one of four finalists.
On Wednesday, Dec. 7, all faculty, staff, students and members of the public can attend Dr. Brenton’s campus community forum. It starts at 3:30 p.m. and will take place in the Milo Bail Student Center’s Council Room. A reception will follow.
Students are encouraged to attend a forum with Dr. Brenton that will take place in the Milo Bail Student Center’s Jenkins Room on Thursday, Dec. 8. The event runs from 4 until 5 p.m.
In addition to the forums, Dr. Brenton will meet with a wide range of campus constituents, including faculty, staff and students. Her official campus visit concludes Thursday, Dec. 8.
Two more senior vice chancellor candidates will be making official UNO campus visits before the end of the month. They are:
* 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. Reed’s visit is set for Monday and Tuesday, Dec. 12 and 13. Dr. Sadlek will visit is Thursday and Friday, Dec. 15 and 16.
Dr. Rajib N. Sanyal, dean of Miller College of Business, Ball State University, was the first senior vice chancellor candidate to visit campus. He completed his visit last week. Dr. Brenton has served as dean of the College of Professional Studies for the University of Arkansas at Little Rock since 2001. Prior to that she had been dean of the Graduate School and associate provost for Research and Service at Abilene Christian University from 1998 until 2001. Dr. Brenton earned her doctorate in communication studies, with an emphasis on organizational communication, from the University of Kansas in 1982.
For more information on all of the candidates, visit the Web at http://www.unomaha.edu/svcsearch/ .
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