The search for a permanent dean for the College of Education and Human Sciences will begin with an open forum for faculty and staff at 3:30 p.m. Aug. 22 in the Nebraska Union Auditorium. The event will allow faculty and staff the chance to exchange ideas about the search with the hiring committee.
The 17-member committee brings together a broad group of college stakeholders with diverse experiences and perspectives. The group is chaired by Tim Carr, associate vice chancellor and dean of graduate education. He will work closely with Rosa-Lyn Morris of the executive consulting firm Korn Ferry.
Committee members are Sam Meisels, Richard D. Holland Presidential Chair in Early Childhood Development, professor and executive director of the Buffett Early Childhood Institute; Michael James, chair and Ardis James Professor, textiles, merchandising and fashion design; Nick Pace, chair and professor, educational administration; Michael Scheel, interim chair and professor, educational psychology; Ali Moeller, Edith Greer Professor, teaching, learning and teacher education; Theresa Catalano, associate professor, teaching, learning and teacher education; Michael Hebert, associate professor, special education and communication disorders; Dipti Dev, Robinson Assistant Professor, child, youth and family studies; Heather Rasmussen, assistant professor, nutrition and health sciences; Stacie Ray, associate professor of practice, special education and communication disorders; Shavonna Holman, assistant professor of practice, educational administration; Jennifer Leeper Miller, lecturer/director, Ruth Staples Child Development Laboratory; Cameya Ramirez-Rousseau, academic adviser, education and human sciences; Brad Stauffer, director of external relations, education and human sciences; Betty Jean Usher-Tate, graduate student, educational psychology; and Nick Bohannon, undergraduate student, nutrition science.