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Four candidates for dean of graduate studies to meet with KU community

Wednesday, November 06, 2013

LAWRENCE — The search committee for dean of graduate studies at the University of Kansas has named four outstanding candidates following an internal call for applications.  Over the next two weeks, each candidate will give a presentation to the KU community and take questions from his or her colleagues.

The four candidates and the time and location of their campus forum are listed below.

Thursday, Nov. 7, 4 p.m., Big 12 Room, Kansas Union

Michael Roberts, professor, applied behavioral sciences and clinical child psychology

Tuesday, Nov. 12, 4 p.m., Malott Room, Kansas Union

Doug Wright, professor and vice chair, anatomy and cell biology

Thursday, Nov. 14, 4 p.m., Kansas Room, Kansas Union

Joshua Rosenbloom, professor, Department of Economics; program director, National Science Foundation

Monday, Nov. 18, 4 p.m., Kansas Room, Kansas Union

Marta Caminero-Santangelo, professor, Department of English

See additional information and for CVs of all four candidates here. Following each forum, a survey will be posted for each individual candidate.

The dean of Graduate Studies provides leadership and administrative direction in graduate education on the Lawrence and Edward campuses. The university is committed to providing a superior environment for graduate education and to keeping pace with emerging opportunities to enhance the atmosphere for engaged learning at KU, particularly as spelled out in Bold Aspirations, the strategic plan for the university’s Lawrence and Edwards campuses. The dean reports to the senior vice provost for academic affairs and to the vice chancellor for research and graduate studies.