SALT LAKE CITY — A 21-member search committee has been named to assist the state Board of Regents in the search for a new president of Weber State University.
The search committee will host public hearings to gather suggestions and input for establishing the criteria used to consider candidates. The committee will also review material submitted by applicants and recommend three to five finalists for Regents’ consideration.
Search committee members are:
• From the Board of Regents: Bob Marquardt, search committee chairman, and Wilford Clyde, Nolan Karras and Teresa Theurer.
• Weber State trustees: Alan Hall, trustees chairman; Jim Beardall; Mary Hall, WSU Alumni Association president; and Andrew Gardiner, 2012 WSU Student Association president.
• Weber State faculty and staff: Forrest Crawford, assistant to the president for diversity and teacher education professor; Bruce Davis, vice provost and dean of continuing education; Colleen Garside, Faculty Senate chairwoman and communication professor; and Betty Gilchrist, Classified Staff Advisory Committee chairwoman.
Also: Michael Hernandez, geosciences professor and past Faculty Senate Executive Committee member; Brenda Kowalewski, Community Involvement Center director and sociology professor; Kristie Nielsen, Professional Staff Advisory Committee chairwoman; Yasmen Simonian, dean of Dr. Ezekiel R. Dumke College of Health Professions; Michael Vaughan, provost; and Jan Winniford, vice president for student affairs.
• Community representatives: Jane Brewer, community leader and past chairwoman of WSU Board of Trustees; Jewel Lee Kenley, business owner, community leader and past trustee; and Richard Stromberg, Stewart Education Foundation executive committee.
The committee has scheduled the following meetings for input:
• 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. May 7: Shepherd Union Sky Room.
• Noon to 1 p.m. May 8: Shepherd Union Sky Room.
• 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. May 15: Davis Campus, Room 117.
• 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. May 16: Lindquist Alumni Center Garden Room.
Current WSU President F. Ann Millner is stepping down but will remain until a replacement is chosen.