Presidential search forum to be held April 4

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On March 24, 2016

All Missouri S&T students, faculty and staff are encouraged to attend an open forum with members of the search committee for the next University of Missouri System president. The forum will be held from 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Monday, April 4, in the Carver-Turner Room of the Havener Center.

Members of the search committee, along with UM System representatives and representatives of Isaacson, Miller, the firm assisting with the search, will be on campus to seek input on the proposed characteristics and desired qualifications for the next UM System president.

This is the first of four forums to be held during the first week of April on all four UM System campuses. Isaacson, Miller representatives will use input gathered from the forums to develop a qualifications statement for use in recruiting and selecting candidates.

The search committee is made up of all six members of the UM System Board of Curators, including David L. Steelman of Rolla, representatives from each of the four UM System campuses and two co-chairs.

Committee co-chairs are Cheryl D.S. Walker, a former member of the Board of Curators who earned a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from Missouri S&T in 1986, and James H. Whitaker, who earned a bachelor’s degree and medical doctorate from the University of Missouri-Columbia in 1967 and 1971, respectively.

Missouri S&T’s representative on the search committee is C. Joe Boehm, building services supervisor at the Havener Center and chair of Missouri S&T’s Staff Council.

For more information about the presidential search, visit

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