Meet the College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences Dean Candidates
11/05/2021, 02:45:01 PM
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Dear University of Houston Faculty, Staff, and Students:

I am pleased to announce the four finalists for the position of Dean of the University of Houston College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences. I invite you to join me in welcoming them. The search committee, co-chaired by Dan Wells, Dean of the College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics, and Aimee Chin, Professor of Economics, is being assisted by the search firm WittKieffer. 

Next week, each of the four candidates will participate with the UH community through in-person and virtual meetings. I encourage you to meet these outstanding candidates during the open forums noted below. For more information, meeting schedules, and the livestream link, please click here:

I thank the search committee co-chairs and the search committee for their service in this important search.

Marie T. Mora, Ph.D.
University of Missouri-St. Louis 
Tuesday, November 9 at 3:15 – 4:15 p.m.

Rose Marie Ward, Ph.D.
Miami University
Wednesday, November 10 at 3:15 – 4:15 p.m.

Stephanie Shonekan, Ph.D.
University of Missouri, Columbia
Thursday, November 11 at 3:15 – 4:15 p.m.

Daniel P. O'Connor, Ph.D.
University of Houston
Friday, November 12 at 3:15 - 4:15 p.m. 

Warm regards,

Paula Myrick Short
Senior Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs, UH System
Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost, UH
Distinguished Professor of Education | 832.842.0550

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