The final candidates for provost and executive vice president for academic affairs will visit The University of Toledo this week to meet with members of the UT community.
Dr. Donald Siegel, dean of the School of Business at the University of Albany, will visit campus Wednesday, Feb. 17, and will hold open forums from 1:15 to 2:15 p.m. in Student Union Room 2582 on Main Campus and from 4:45 to 5:45 p.m. in Health Education Building Room 100 on Health Science Campus.
Dr. Charles Robinson, vice chancellor for diversity and community at the University of Arkansas, will visit campus Thursday, Feb. 18, and will hold open forums from 1:15 to 2:15 p.m. in Student Union Room 2592 on Main Campus and from 4:45 to 5:45 p.m. in Health Education Building Room 100 on Health Science Campus.
The forums this week will conclude the campus visits of the four finalists for the University’s next chief academic officer.
Dr. Christopher Keil McCord, dean of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at Northern Illinois University, participated in forums on Feb. 10. He discussed the importance of creating a shared vision and turning that vision into reality and the role of the provost to facilitate that process.
Dr. Andrew Hsu, dean of the College of Engineering at San Jose State University, participated in forums on Feb. 12. He discussed his interest in providing deans the support they need to improve student success and research opportunities, and the role of a provost to provide the strategic resources to do so.
The provost search website provides the finalists’ curricula vitae and video archives of their forums, as well as an opportunity for participants to provide feedback to the search committee. Visit utoledo.edu/offices/provost/provostsearch for additional information and to provide feedback.