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Hilton College Dean Search Announcement October 22, 2014

Dear UH Faculty and Staff:

I am pleased to announce the final four candidates for the position of Dean of the Conrad N. Hilton College of Hotel and Restaurant Management, and invite you to join me in welcoming them to campus.

The Search Committee, co-chaired by Dr. William Monroe, Dean of The Honors College, and Dr. Ki-Joon Back, Director of Graduate Programs & Donald H. Hubbs Professor of the Conrad N. Hilton College, is being assisted by the executive search firm, Greenwood/Asher and Associates, Inc.  They are conducting a national search to select the successor of Dr. John Bowen, Dean of the Hilton College and Barron Hilton Distinguished Chair, who has served the University of Houston since 2003.

Beginning next Monday, October 27 and ending Thursday, November 13, each of the four candidates will spend one day on campus. You are encouraged to meet them, hear their vision for the Conrad N. Hilton College of Hotel and Restaurant Management, and ask them questions.

I thank Dean Monroe, Dr. Back, and the Search Committee for their service in this important search.

All four presentations are at 3pm in the UH Hilton Plaza Room on the dates listed below.

Monday, October 27
Judy A. Siguaw, DBA, Dean and Professor
College of Human Ecology
East Carolina University

Tuesday, October 28
Carl A Boger, Jr., Associate Dean of Academics, Clinton L. Rappole Endowed Chair
Conrad N. Hilton College of Hotel and Restaurant Management
University of Houston

Friday, October 31
Tony L. Henthorne, Ph.D., Associate Dean, Research & Graduate Programs
William F. Harrah College of Hotel Administration
University of Nevada, Las Vegas

Thursday, November 13
Dennis Reynolds, Ph.D., Ivar Haglund Distinguished Professor
School of Hospitality Business Management
Washington State University

Paula Myrick Short
Provost