Dean candidates to make public presentations
Feb. 26, 2007
KALAMAZOO--During the next four weeks, four finalists for dean of the Haenicke Institute for Global Education will be interviewed on Western Michigan University's main campus in Kalamazoo. All of the finalists will make public presentations during their visits to campus.
Candidates and public presentations
Dr. James M. Butterfield, professor of political science, Western Michigan University, will make a public presentation at 2 p.m. Thursday, March 1, in 1120 Schneider Hall.
Dr. Caroline Gallez, director of the Department of the Environment, Senghor University, will make a public presentation at 2 p.m. Tuesday, March 13, in 1120 Schneider Hall.
Dr. Syrous K. Kooros, professor of economics, Nicholls State University, will make a public presentation at 2 p.m. Friday, March 16, in 1120 Schneider Hall.
Dr. Donald Grant McCloud Sr.,
executive director of the Malaysian-American Commission on Educational
Exchange, will make a public presentation at 2 p.m. Tuesday,
March 20, in 1120 Schneider Hall.
Dr. James Butterfield, professor of political science
at WMU, has been at the University since 1988. He served
for five years as director of the WMU Institute of Government
and Politics, after which, from 1999 to 2003, he was associate
director of the Haenicke Institute. Since 2003, Butterfield has
been chair of the Faculty Senate's International Education Council.
Dr. Caroline Gallez, director of the Department of
the Environment at Senghor University in Alexandria, Egypt, is
an experienced diplomatic negotiator and university administrator
from Belgium. She is familiar with the educational structures
and programs of the European Union. She has significant academic
experience beyond Europe, notably in Vietnam and Egypt.
Dr. Syrous Kooros, professor of economics at Nicholls
State University in Louisiana, has experience in international
politics and education, and has held positions in government,
in Iran, as well as a number of deanships in academia in the
United States. In his academic posts, he has successfully recruited
Dr. Donald McCloud is executive director of the Malaysian-American Commission on Educational Exchange in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, through a Fulbright exchange program. He has administrative experience in international education, both overseas and in the United States. He previously served for 20 years as senior executive vice president for the Midwest Universities Consortium for International Activities at Ohio State University.
Vitae for the finalists are available on the Web at international.wmich.edu.
For further information, please contact Dr. Lewis Pyenson, dean of the Graduate College and chair of the search committee, at email@example.com or (269) 387-8212.
Media contact: Thom Myers, (269) 387-8400, firstname.lastname@example.org