University of Missouri System initiates nationwide search for Missouri S&T chancellor; announces search committee members

Posted by
On August 21, 2018

University of Missouri System President Mun Choi today announced the start of a nationwide search for the position of chancellor at Missouri S&T. The search will be led by the UM System HR Executive Initiatives team.  

Following nominations by Missouri S&T constituency groups, Choi named members to the search committee. Dr. Francisca Oboh-Ikuenobe, professor of geology and geophysics and biological sciences, and Tom Voss, an alumnus and a member of the Missouri S&T Board of Trustees, will chair the search committee.

“Missouri S&T is an integral part of our UM System, and its success contributes significantly to the success of the entire state,” Choi said. “We are confident that we will be able to generate a broad, high-quality pool of candidates from a national audience based on the tremendous strength and reputation of this institution as well as the efforts of our in-house recruitment staff and nominations from our community, campus leadership and committee members.”

Additional search committee members include:

  • Beth Abner, past chair, Missouri S&T Staff Council
  • Palash Kumar Bhowmik, chair, Council of Graduate Students
  • Michael Bruening, chair, Missouri S&T Faculty Senate
  • Joel Burken, Curators Distinguished Professor and department chair, Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering
  • John Cook, chair, Missouri S&T Staff Council
  • Marsha Fischer, chief human resources officer, UM System
  • Shannon Fogg, professor and department chair, History and Political Science
  • Xianbiao Hu, assistant professor, Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering
  • Merilee Krueger, associate teaching professor and NTT representative, Psychology
  • Madison Moore, president, Student Council
  • Joan Nesbitt, vice chancellor, University Advancement
  • Stephen Roberts, vice provost and dean, College of Arts, Sciences, and Business
  • Debra Robinson, vice chancellor, Student Affairs
  • Stephen W. Rector, president-elect, Miner Alumni Association
  • Sahra Sedigh Sarvestani, associate professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • Sue Simmons, alumna and trustee, Missouri S&T Trustees
  • Constantinos Tsatsoulis, vice chancellor, Research; dean, Graduate Studies
  • G. Dan Waddill, professor, Physics
  • Kathryn Walker, alumna and trustee, Missouri S&T Trustees
  • Richard Wlezien, dean, College of Engineering and Computing
  • Mike Woessner, member, Miner Alumni Association

Dr. Christopher G. Maples has been serving as Missouri S&T interim chancellor since May 15, 2017.

Share this page

  • 77
    Shares
mm
Posted by

On August 21, 2018. Posted in email, News

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

 

One thought on “University of Missouri System initiates nationwide search for Missouri S&T chancellor; announces search committee members”

  • bader almutairi says:

    I personally think that finding someone who can exceed Dr. Christopher Maples is a very tough job for he is doing just great for S&T.