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UMKC Chancellor Search Committee Selected

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Feb 28, 2005

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UMKC Chancellor Search Committee Selected

University of Missouri President Elson S. Floyd has announced the appointment of a search committee to assist in the selection of the 16th chancellor for the University of Missouri-Kansas City. The search committee is diverse, reflecting the complexity of UM-Kansas City Campus. The 21-member committee represents faculty, staff and students, as well as community members, including alumni and UMKC trustees. Greenwood & Associates, an executive search firm, has been selected to work with committee throughout the search process. The search committee will meet in early March, with the intent to have a new chancellor by September 1, 2005.

Committee members include: David Atkinson, Curators’ Distinguished Teaching Professor, College of Arts and Sciences (Chair); David Achtenberg, Associate Professor, School of Law; Lee Bolman, Marion Bloch Professor of Leadership, Business and Public Administration, Bloch School of Business & Public Administration; Bruce Bubacz, Distinguished Teaching Professor in Philosophy, College of Arts & Sciences; Loyce Caruthers, Assistant Professor of Education, School of Education; Woody Cozad, UMKC Trustee, former Curator and Attorney for Morrison & Hecker, L.L.P.; Burton Dunbar, Professor of Art & Art History and Chair of the Art Department, College of Arts & Sciences; David Eick, Curators’ Professor and Department Chair in Oral Biology, School of Dentistry; Marjorie Fonza, Clinical Associate Professor, School of Nursing; Geoff Gerling, President, Student Government Association; Carol Grimaldi, Executive Director, Brush Creek Community Partners; Kathleen Kilway, Associate Professor of Chemistry, College of Arts & Sciences; Kelly Limpic, President, UMKC Staff Council and Senior Human Resource Specialist, Human Resources Department; Trish Marken, Professor of Pharmacy and Division Chair, School of Pharmacy; Freda Mendez Smith, Vice President for Diversity and Minority Alumni, UMKC Alumni Association Board; Leo Morton, UMKC Trustee and Senior Vice President & CAO, Aquila, Inc.; Christopher Papasian, Associate Professor and Chair of the Basic Medical Science Department, School of Medicine; Randy Pembrook, Dean, UMKC Conservatory of Music; Sarah Peters, President, Conservatory Student Association; Mel Tyler, Associate Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs and Enrollment Management; Alan Weber, President, UMKC Alumni Association and President, Marketing Analytics Group