I wanted to update you on the status of the search for the next dean of the College of Communication & Information.
The search committee has been formed, and I couldn’t be more pleased to announce that Ellen McIntyre, dean of the College of Education, Health & Human Sciences has generously agreed to chair the search committee. Dean McIntyre has served as dean of CEHHS since January 2020, and previously served as the dean of the College of Education at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. Her former experiences overseeing the creation of a doctoral program and research advancement at UNC Charlotte, as well as her leadership of CEHHS, will provide the committee with outstanding guidance when searching for the next dean of CCI.
The search committee is comprised of CCI faculty, staff and students:
- Julie Andsager, Professor, School of Journalism & Electronic Media
- Quentin Bernhold, Assistant Professor, School of Communication Studies
- Dania Bilal, Professor, School of Information Sciences
- Pamela Durban, Administrative Specialist II, School of Information Sciences
- Beth Foster, Professor & ADPR Director, School of Advertising & Public Relations
- Nicholas Geidner, Associate Professor, School of Journalism & Electronic Media
- Ashley Marie Orehek, Graduate Student, School of Information Sciences
- Alan Toney, Undergraduate Student, School of Communication Studies
- Devendra Potniss, Associate Professor, School of Information Sciences
- Candace White, Professor, School of Advertising & Public Relations
- Annette Winston, Distinguished Lecturer, School of Communication Studies
- Courtney Wright, Associate Professor & Director of Undergraduate Studies and Honors Program, School of Communication Studies
The committee will begin accepting applications soon. The description for the position can be found on UT’s Interfolio site.
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