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UAS director finalists to visit Ketchikan

The University of Alaska Southeast Ketchikan Campus director search committee has narrowed the list of candidates down to three finalists. The university has invited each to visit Ketchikan.

While here, the finalists will give public presentations, and people attending the events will be invited to offer opinions and recommendations to the search committee. Each candidate will discuss a current topic in higher education and answer questions. The presentations will allow audience members to meet and interact with each candidate.

On Feb. 14, Cathy Anderson will give her presentation. She previously served as vice president of academic affairs at Western Dakota Technical Institute.

On Feb. 28, Voytek Panas is scheduled to speak. He is campus director at the Pima Medical Institute in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

On March 7, the final candidate, John Garmon, will give his presentation. He is the editor and education consultant for Native West Press in Prescott, Arizona.  He formerly served as Deputy Vice Chancellor of Academic Affairs for Dhofar University in the Sultanate of Oman.

Each presentation starts at noon at the UAS Campus Library.

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