Four finalists for dean of UGA College of Environment and Design to visit campus

October 20, 2017

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Athens, Ga. - Four finalists for the position of dean of the University of Georgia College of Environment and Design will visit campus in the coming weeks to meet with members of the university community.

A committee chaired by Phillip Williams, dean of the College of Public Health, conducted a national search to identify the finalists. The committee was assisted by the UGA Search Group in the Division of Human Resources.

Each finalist will make a public presentation from 9:30-10:30 a.m. in Room 123 of the Jackson Street Building. The finalists and the dates of their presentations are:

James LaGro Jr., professor in the department of planning and landscape architecture at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, Oct. 30
Patsy Eubanks Owens, professor of landscape architecture and vice chair of the department of human ecology at the University of California, Davis, Nov. 2
Sonia Hirt, professor and dean of the School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation at the University of Maryland, Nov. 6
Forster Ndubisi, professor in the department of landscape architecture and urban planning at Texas A&M University, Nov. 8

The CVs of the finalists, along with their full campus visit itineraries and candidate feedback forms, are available at:

The College of Environment and Design
The UGA College of Environment and Design consistently ranks among the top 10 environment and design schools. The college offers undergraduate and graduate degrees in landscape architecture and graduate degrees in historic preservation and environmental planning. For more information, visit



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