Media Memo: Schedule for chancellor finalist open forumsFebruary 15, 2013
TO: News editors and directors
FROM: Julie Poquette, News Bureau director
DATE: Feb. 15, 2013
SUBJECT: Schedule for chancellor finalist open forums
The finalists for the position of chancellor at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire will make campus visits during the next three weeks.
The visits will include an open forum, where each finalist will discuss the following topic: "Given the landscape of public higher education, how would you lead UW-Eau Claire to continue to be a distinctive premier undergraduate comprehensive?"
Members of the media are welcome to talk with the finalists immediately following each open forum.
The finalists' open forums are scheduled for the following dates. All will be held from 2:30-4 p.m. in Schofield Auditorium. (Each finalist's name is linked to his or her curriculum vitae.)
- Dr. Kent Neely: Monday, Feb. 18.
- Dr. Anne E. Huot: Wednesday, Feb. 20.
- Dr. Kathryn Cruz-Uribe: Monday, Feb. 25.
- Dr. Pam Benoit: Monday, March 4.
- Dr. James C. Schmidt: Wednesday, March 6.
Dr. Rama Yelkur, chair of the Chancellor Search and Screen Committee, is available to make general comments about the search process and the quality of the pool of candidates. Yelkur can be reached at 715-836-4674 or firstname.lastname@example.org.