Four finalists for the position of dean of the University of Georgia College of Education will visit campus in the coming weeks to meet with members of the university community.
A committee chaired by Michelle “Shelley” Nuss, campus dean of the Augusta University/UGA Medical Partnership, conducted a national search to identify the finalists. The committee was assisted by the UGA Search Group in Human Resources.
Each finalist will make a public presentation from 9:30-10:30 a.m. in Room 206 of Aderhold Hall. Remote viewings on the Athens campus are available in Room 139 of River’s Crossing (Room 135 on April 3), Room 215 of the Ramsey Student Center for Physical Activity, and the student lounge (Room 233) of Aderhold Hall. Remote viewings on the Gwinnett Campus will be in Room 134 and on the Griffin Campus in Room 218 of the Student Learning Center. The finalists and the dates of their presentations are:
• Arpana Inman, professor and chair of the department of education and human services at the Lehigh University College of Education, April 3.
• Matthew Martens, professor in the department of educational, school and counseling psychology and faculty fellow for academic programs in the Office of the Provost at the University of Missouri, April 5.
• Denise Spangler, Bebe Aderhold Professor in Early Childhood Education and interim dean of the UGA College of Education, April 9.
• Damon Andrew, E.B. “Ted” Robert Endowed Professor and dean of the Louisiana State University College of Human Sciences and Education, April 11.
The CVs of the finalists, along with their full campus visit itineraries and candidate feedback forms, are available online.
About the College of Education
Founded in 1908, the UGA College of Education is perennially ranked among the nation’s top research-intensive institutes and continues to be a center for innovative research, teaching and service projects of local, national and international interest. One of the nation’s largest and most diverse public colleges of education, it offers more than a dozen undergraduate majors and approximately 90 graduate programs leading to careers as educators, counselors, psychologists, administrators, researchers, educational and health-related specialists.