Five finalists in running to replace Sethna at West Georgia

From STAFF REPORTS
education@newnan.com
The University of West Georgia presidential search committee has narrowed its list to five candidates who are visiting the Carrollton campus over the next two weeks.
Current UWG President Dr. Beheruz N. Sethna recently announced his plans to retire.
Each of the five candidates are making campus visits, the first of which was Monday, to meet with faculty, staff, students and community members. The final visit will take place on Friday, March 1. Faculty, staff and students are being invited to interview each candidate in various open meetings.
The candidates are:
Dr. Kyle Marrero, vice president for University Advancement, University of West Florida, Pensacola, Fla. He made a UWG campus visit Monday.
Dr. John Crafton, provost and vice president for Academic Affairs, Clayton State University, Morrow, Ga. He will be visiting the campus Thursday.
Dr. Michael Lane, president at Emporia State University, Emporia, Kan. He will be visiting Friday.
Dr. James Berry, executive vice president and provost, University of Dallas, Irving, Texas. He visits Feb. 28.
Dr. Charles Patterson, vice president for Research & Economic Development, Georgia Southern University, Statesboro, Ga. He visits March 1.

The public is also invited to meet with the candidates during any of the open meetings listed in the itinerary, according to university representatives. A procedure for feedback is established so that every voice will be heard, committee members said.

Each candidate’s visit includes a full itinerary starting with breakfast with the UWG deans.

For a more detailed itinerary or for more information on each candidate, visit the presidential search website at http://www.westga.edu/presidentialsearch/index.php .



More Local

10 Things to Know for Today

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. OBAMA ADDRESSES VETERANS' MEETING ... Read More


State Senate group to discuss school discipline

ATLANTA (AP) — A Georgia state senate committee is hosting a hearing this week to discuss the findings of a study on school discipline ... Read More


Grantville mayor to seek re-election

Grantville Mayor Jim Sells qualified on Monday morning to run for a second term as mayor of Grantville. His officially qualifying comes les ... Read More


Heart group: E-cigarettes might help smokers quit

The American Heart Association's first policy statement on electronic cigarettes backs them as a last resort to help smokers quit. The Ameri ... Read More


iScience: LIVE show Monday at Centre

iScience: LIVE! with Dr. Donald White will be coming to the Centre for Performing and Visual Arts Monday. iScience is White’s faced pa ... Read More

10 Things to Know for Today

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. WHO ASKS FOR 'DAY OF SILENCE' TOD ... Read More