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Schedule Released for ULM Presidential Semi-Finalist Interviews

 

 

BATON ROUGE - University of Louisiana at Monroe faculty, staff, students, alumni and community members are encouraged to participate in a series of meetings on campus next week with presidential search semi-finalists.  The schedule, which includes public interviews with the search committee, is included below.

 Monday, Oct. 11, 2010

 

Peter J. Fos

J. William Berry

7:30 - 8:30 a.m.

Breakfast with Community Leaders

Library Room 622

Breakfast with Student Leaders

Student Union Faculty Club

8:30 - 9:30 a.m.

Meeting with Student Leaders

Library Room 651

Meeting with Community Leaders

Student Union Ballroom C

9:30 - 11:15 a.m.

SEARCH COMMITTEE INTERVIEW

Library Room 713

Campus/Community Tour

11:15 - 11:30 a.m.

Media Interviews

Library Room 704

11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Lunch with Vice Presidents

Lunch with Academic Deans

12:30 - 1:30 p.m.

Meeting with Faculty

Library Room 651

Meeting with Staff

Student Union Ballroom C

1:30 - 3:15 p.m.

Campus/Community Tour

SEARCH COMMITTEE INTERVIEW

Library Room 713

3:15 - 3:30 p.m.

Media Interviews

Library Room 704

3:30 - 4:30 p.m.

Meeting with Staff

Library Room 651

Meeting with Faculty

Student Union Ballroom C

4:30 - 5:30 p.m.

Meeting with Academic Deans

Library Room 622

Meeting with Vice Presidents

Student Center Room 160

  Tuesday, Oct. 12, 2010

 

Nick J. Bruno

Thomas F. Moore

7:30 - 8:30 a.m.

Breakfast with Community Leaders

Library Room 622

Breakfast with Student Leaders

Student Union Faculty Club

8:30 - 9:30 a.m.

Meeting with Student Leaders

Library Room 651

Meeting with Community Leaders

Student Union Ballroom C

9:30 - 11:15 a.m.

SEARCH COMMITTEE INTERVIEW

Library Room 713

Campus/Community Tour

11:15 - 11:30 a.m.

Media Interviews

Library Room 704

11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Lunch with Vice Presidents

Lunch with Academic Deans

12:30 - 1:30 p.m.

Meeting with Faculty

Library Room 651

Meeting with Staff

Student Union Ballroom C

1:30 - 3:15 p.m.

Campus/Community Tour

SEARCH COMMITTEE INTERVIEW

Library Room 713

3:15 - 3:30 p.m.

Media Interviews

Library Room 704

3:30 - 4:30 p.m.

Meeting with Staff

Library Room 651

Meeting with Faculty

Student Union Ballroom C

4:30 - 5:30 p.m.

Meeting with Academic Deans

Library Room 622

Meeting with Vice Presidents

Student Center Room 160

 Wednesday, Oct. 13, 2010

9 - 11:30 a.m.

SEARCH COMMITTEE MEETING TO SELECT FINALISTS

Library Room 713

 

 Members of the public are especially encouraged to attend all four public interviews with the search committee as well as the final meeting of the search committee on Wednesday.  During the interviews, there will be an opportunity for the public to submit questions for each candidate.  During the Wednesday meeting there will be a chance for the public to provide feedback to the committee before deliberations.

 The search committee is charged with recommending at least two candidates to the Board of Supervisors for the University of Louisiana System.  Plans call for the Board to interview finalists and select a new president in conjunction with its Oct. 22 meeting in Baton Rouge.

 The semi-finalists are:

  • J. William Berry, Professor and Executive Vice President and Provost at the University of Dallas. He holds a Doctor of Philosophy in History from Princeton University.
  • Nick J. Bruno, Vice President for Business and Finance at the University of Louisiana System. He holds a Doctor of Philosophy in Educational Leadership from the University of Mississippi.
  • Peter J. Fos, Provost and Executive Vice President at The University of Texas at Tyler. He holds a Doctor of Philosophy in Health Care Decision Analysis from Tulane University and a Doctor of Dental Surgery from Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center.
  • Thomas F. Moore, Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean of the Faculty at Winthrop University. He holds a Doctor of Philosophy in Inorganic Chemistry from the University of South Carolina.

 Voting members of the 14-member ULM Presidential Search Committee are UL System Board Members Andre Coudrain of Hammond, Mildred Gallot of Grambling, Edward Crawford of Shreveport, E. Gerald Hebert of Kenner, Jimmy Long, Sr. of Natchitoches, Renee Lapeyrolerie of New Orleans, D. Wayne Parker of Choudrant, Carl Shetler of Lake Charles, Winfred Sibille of Sunset, Student Board Member and ULM Student Government Association President Brook Sebren and faculty representative Anna Hill.

 Non-voting, advisory members are community member Tex Kilpatrick, Monroe Mayor James E. "Jamie" Mayo and UL System President and committee chair Randy Moffett.

 To learn more about the ULM Presidential Search including meeting agendas and candidate applications, visit www.ulsystem.edu/ULMSearch.   To submit questions and comments to the committee, you can send an email to ULMPresidentialSearch@uls.state.la.us

 -ULS-

 

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FOR MORE INFORMATION

Contact: Cami Geisman
225.219.0270  |  Cami.Geisman@la.gov


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