2012.04.16 > For Immediate Release
contact: Tim Kaldahl - University Relations
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Second Candidate for Assoc. Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs to Visit April 19-20
Omaha - The second of five finalists for the position of associate vice chancellor for Student Affairs will visit the University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO) for interviews later this week. The associate vice chancellor for Student Affairs is the chief student affairs administrator for the university.
The second candidate is Rajesh Bellani, associate provost and dean of Students and special assistant for International Initiatives at the Rhode Island School of Design. Faculty, staff and students are encouraged to attend a campus forum with Bellani on Thursday, April 19, at 3 p.m. in the Milo Bail Student Center. Bellani will also have a lunch session with students on Friday, April 20, beginning at 12:15 in the student center.
The three remaining candidates and campus visit dates:
• 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; and
• Wayne Young, associate vice president for Student Life at Creighton University. His visit will take place Tuesday and Wednesday, May 1-2.
Joseph Ford, who had been the vice president for Student Affairs at the New York Institute of Technology from 2002 through July 2011, completed his campus visit on April 17.
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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