2012.04.06 > For Immediate Release
contact: Tim Kaldahl - University Relations
phone: 402.554.3502 - email: firstname.lastname@example.org
First Candidate for Assoc. Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs to Visit April 16-17
Omaha - Five finalists for the position of associate vice chancellor for Student Affairs will visit the University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO) for interviews this month and the first week of May. The associate vice chancellor for Student Affairs is the chief student affairs administrator for the university.
The first candidate is Joseph Ford, who had been the vice president for Student Affairs at the New York Institute of Technology from 2002 through July 2011. He will visit UNO on Monday and Tuesday, April 16-17. Faculty, staff and students are encouraged to attend a campus forum with Ford on Monday, April 16, at 4 p.m. in the Milo Bail Student Center. Ford will also have a lunch session with students earlier in the day from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
The other candidates and campus visit dates:
• Rajesh Bellani, associate provost and dean of Students and special assistant for International Initiatives at the Rhode Island School of Design. He will visit Thursday and Friday, April 19-20;
• Eric Grospitch, assistant dean of Students at the University of Missouri-Kansas City. He will visit Monday and Tuesday, April 23-24;
• Daniel Shipp, associate vice president for Student Life at the University of the Pacific in Stockton, Calif. His visit will take place Thursday and Friday, April 26-27;
• Wayne Young, associate vice president for Student Life at Creighton University. His visit will take place Tuesday and Wednesday, May 1-2.
UNO’s associate vice chancellor for Student Affairs has leadership responsibility to develop, administer and continuously improve a comprehensive mix of student-support programs and services, including but not limited to, Career Services, Mav USO, Health Services, Testing Services, Student Conduct, Disability Services, University Housing, Multicultural Affairs, Campus Recreation, Counseling/University Division, Student Organizations and Leadership. Faculty, staff, and students are encouraged to participate in all the interviews and provide feedback.
Additional information on each candidate as well as the complete interview schedules is available at http://www.unomaha.edu/aandsaffairs/. David Boocker, dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, has served as chair of the search committee. Anyone with questions, can contact her at email@example.com or 554-4849.
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The University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO) is Nebraska’s metropolitan university. The core values of the institution place students at the center of all that the university does; call for the campus to strive for academic excellence; and promote community engagement that transforms and improves urB.A.sn, regional, national and gloB.A.sl life. 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.
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