Three finalists for EUP dean make presentations
March 30, 2005
KALAMAZOO--Three finalists for dean of Extended University Programs at Western Michigan University will make public presentations during the next two weeks.
During their public presentations, all three candidates will discuss "How I Would Lead the Division of Extended University Programs at Western Michigan University into the Future." Their comments will take into account the mission of the university, as well as the academic affairs vision statement. The finalists and the dates and locations of their presentations are as follows.
Jeremy David Dunning, March 31
Dr. Jeremy David Dunning is a professor of geology at Indiana University, Bloomington, where he served from 1996 to 2004 as dean of the School of Continuing Studies. Prior to 1996, he served in various leadership capacities at Indiana, which included positions as associate dean of research and director of the Indiana University Research Park, director of institutional research, associate dean of research and director of the Industrial Research Liaison Program. Dunning earned a Ph.D. in geology from the University of North Carolina.
Dunning will make his public presentation from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. Thursday, March 31, in Room 213 of the Bernhard Center.
Charles R. Hickox, April 5
Dr. Charles R. Hickox has served as director of continuing education at Southeastern Oklahoma State University since 2000. Previously, he was vice president of professional and continuing education at Dallas Christian College from 1996 to 2000. Hickox earned a Ph.D. in adult and continuing education from Texas A&M University.
Hickox will make his public presentation from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 5, in Room 157 of the Bernhard Center.
Faye L. Lesht, April 12
Dr. Faye L. Lesht is head of the Division of Academic Outreach in the Office of Continuing Education at the University of Illinois. She has held this position since January 2001, as well as having served as interim in the position the preceeding nine months. Prior to that time, she held two other positions at Illinois: assistant head for program development, Division of Academic Outreach, Office of Continuing Education; and program director, Division of Extramural Programs, Office of Continuing Education and Public Service. Lesht earned a Ph.D. in administration, higher and continuing education from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.
Lesht will make her public presentation from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 12, in Room 242 of the Bernhard Center.
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