Interviews and open forums with finalists seeking to become Central Michigan University’s next vice president of Global Campus will take place later this month. A search committee chaired by Pam Gates, dean of the College of Humanities and Social and Behavioral Sciences, identified the finalists.
Candidates, the dates of their campus visits and open forums include:
- Peter Ross, associate vice president of academic programs for Central Michigan University’s Global Campus. Ross’ forum is scheduled for Wednesday, Jan. 15, from 1:15 to 2:15 p.m. in the Maroon Room of the Bovee University Center.
- Robert Wagner, vice provost of regional campuses and distance education at Utah State University. Wagner’s forum is scheduled for Monday, Jan. 20, from 1:15 to 2:15 p.m. in the Lake Superior Room of the Bovee University Center.
- Robert Griggs, interim vice president for innovation and extended learning at Bemidji State University in Bemidji, Minn. Griggs’ forum is scheduled for Tuesday, Jan. 21, from 2:15 to 3:15 p.m. in the Lake Superior Room of the Bovee University Center.
- Craig Wilson, associate dean/division of continuing and international education at the University of Miami, Fla. Wilson’s forum is scheduled for Wednesday, Jan. 22, from 2:15 to 3:15 p.m. in the Lake Superior Room of the Bovee University Center.
The vice president of Global Campus is responsible for providing strategic leadership by working with the president, the executive vice president/provost, and other executive and management personnel to establish and implement the vision and long-range goals, strategies, objectives and plans for CMU’s off-campus and online programs.
Merodie Hancock, former vice president of Global Campus, resigned in May to accept the presidency of Empire State College in New York. Ray Christie, vice provost of academic administration, has been serving in the interim.
In addition to chair Gates, other committee members include Anne Hornak, chairwoman of the educational leadership department; Shellie Haut of Global Campus; Patricia Chase, director of the MSA Program; and Hajimi Otani, chair of the psychology department.
Storbeck/Pimentel and Associates, an executive search firm from Media, Penn., assisted the search committee.