Dean candidates at WSU May 1 – 5

Three finalists have been named for the dean of the College Sciences position, with the last two campus visitations and interviews set for May 1 – 2 and 4 – 5. Candidates and visitation schedules include:

• Laura J. Jenski, professor and head of the division of Biological Sciences, Marshall University, since December 2000. From 1996 to 2000, she was the associate chair of the department of biology, Indiana University-Purdue University at Indianapolis. She has a B.S. and M.S. in biology from Northern Illinois University, and a Ph.D. in oncology from the University of Wisconsin. She will visit May 1 – 2, with an open seminar 10:30 a.m – noon Thursday, May 1, Murrow Hall, Room 55, ICN 214, WSUS SIRTI 350, WSUTC 209W, WSUV CL 130.
• Paul F. Agris, professor of biochemistry, and chairman of the RNA biology faculty, North Carolina State University. Agris has a B.S. in biology and chemistry from Bucknell University, and a Ph.D. in biochemistry from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He will visit campus May 5 – 6, with an open seminar 10:30 a.m. — noon Monday, May 5, Murrow Hall, Room 53, ICN 166, WSUS SIRTI 317, WSUTC 209W, WSUV CL 116.
• Gordon Gordh Jr., who visited campus April 17 – 18, is director for the Center for Plant Health Service and Technology, USDA’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service in Raleigh, N.C. Gordh earned a B.A. in history from the University of Colorado, an M.S. in entomology from the University of Kansas, and a Ph.D. at the University of California Riverside.

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