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Three finalists for dean of UGA School of Public and International Affairs to visit campus

Athens, Ga. — Three finalists for the position of dean of the University of Georgia School of Public and International Affairs will visit campus in January to meet with members of the university community.

A committee chaired by Charles N. Davis, dean of the Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication, 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 the Tate Student Center Reception Hall (Room 135). The finalists and the dates of their presentations are:

Matthew Auer, professor of environmental studies, vice president for academic affairs and dean of the faculty at Bates College, Jan. 5.

R. Karl Rethemeyer, associate professor and interim dean of the Rockefeller College of Public Affairs and Policy at the University at Albany – State University of New York, Jan. 10.

Sara McLaughlin Mitchell, professor of political science at the University of Iowa, Jan. 12.

The CVs of the finalists, along with candidate feedback forms and the itineraries for their campus visits, are available at