March 31 update: SOJC and AAA dean candidates present today

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Campus continues to bustle with visits from top-notch academic leaders, interviews and public presentation as the UO's intense search for four new deans nears the end of week one.

The complete schedule and candidate information is available below and on the Office of the Provost website. Candidate information is made available three days before their interviews. Feedback surveys are posted after each candidates’ interviews are complete. The schedule for all the public presentations is available now, so that people can mark their calendars ahead.

Two public presentation are scheduled for today:

  • School of Journalism and Communication — Brad Rawlins presents from noon-1 p.m., Knight Library Browsing Room
  • Architecture and Allied Arts — Renée Cheng presents from 4-5 p.m., Room 202, Ford Alumni Center

Finalists for deans of the College of Arts and Sciences, the School of Architecture and Allied Arts, the School of Journalism and Communication and the Lundquist College of Business are scheduled to be on campus March 28 through April 8 for interviews and campus presentations. At times candidates in all four searches may be on campus on the same day.

Each day the Around the O - Executive Academic Searches page will be updated with new information about the search process, candidate information and candidate surveys. This information will also be provide in the Around the O emails on Mondays and Thursdays.

College of Arts and Sciences

Candidate A: March 28-30 — Ruth Ann Atchley

Candidate B: March 29-April 1 — W. Andrew Marcus

Candidate C: March 31-April 1 — Kathleen Canning

Candidate D: April 4-5 — Alan Houston

Lundquist College of Business

Candidate A: March 28-29 — Rachel Croson

Candidate B: March 30-31 — H. Rao Unnava

 Candidate C: April 4-5 Robert Hooijberg

School of Architecture and Allied Arts

Candidate A: March 28-29 — Christoph Lindner

Candidate B: March 31 - April 1, 2016 — Renée Cheng

Candidate C: April 4-5 — Mark Elison

Candidate D: April 6-7

School of Journalism and Communication

Candidate A: March 28-29 – Michelle Ferrier

Candidate B: March 31-April 1 — Brad Rawlins

Candidate C: April 5-6 — Julianne Newton *New

Candidate D: April 7-8

  • Interview Schedule
  • Public Presentation: Friday, April 8, 12:30-1:30 p.m., Knight Library Browsing Room

Provost Scott Coltrane is leading the search process and said the leadership hires will help shape the future of the institution and support the UO’s academic aspirations. Because there are so many candidates coming to campus in a short amount of time, he is urging faculty and staff who want to participate in the search process to check frequently for updates on Around the O.