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Technology dean candidate to hold open forum

The final candidate for dean of the College of Technology will visit campus Monday and Tuesday (Feb. 27 and 28).

Dr. C. Wayne Unsell, dean of the School of Engineering Technology and Management at Southern Polytechnic State University in Marietta, Ga., will conduct an open forum from 3:30-4:30 p.m. in 314 Bowen-Thompson Student Union.

He will speak on “Opportunities for Development and Applied Research for a College of Technology,” and then answer questions from the audience.

Business college to host five dean candidates

Five candidates for the dean of the College of Business Administration have been invited to campus for two-day interviews, the Dean Search Committee has announced.

All candidates will give their response to the question: “What future opportunities and challenges do you foresee for the College of Business Administration, and how will you, as dean, pursue these opportunities and prepare for these challenges?” Each talk will be followed by a question-and-answer session and a reception. All are welcome to attend.

Tuesday (Feb. 28)
Dr. Nancy Merritt, interim dean, BGSU College of Business Administration, 3-4 p.m., 314 Bowen-Thompson Student Union.

March 13
Dr. James McFillen, associate dean for graduate and executive studies in business, BGSU College of Business Administration, 3-4 p.m., 314 Union.

March 14
Dr. Mark Vonderembse, director, Intermodal Transportation Institute, School of Business Administration, University of Toledo, 3-4 p.m., 315 Union.

March 20
Dr. Rodney Rogers, associate dean and director of academic programs, School of Business Administration, Portland (Ore.) State University, 3-4 p.m., 314 Union.

Date Pending For:
Dr. Paul Prabhaker, associate dean, Stuart Graduate School of Business, Illinois Institute of Technology in Chicago.

Campuswide campaign supports University ‘family’

The 2006 Family Campaign officially kicked off Feb. 23. Supported by faculty and staff, the campaign is aiming this year for 57 percent participation and $1 million in pledges and donations.

Any employee contribution made to the University by June 30 will count toward the campaign, and donors have the option of directing their gifts to any area or scholarship at BGSU.

Area representatives will be contacting you soon with more information.

Daffodil Days returns to BGSU

BGSU is holding its annual Daffodil Days to raise money for the American Cancer Society.

The American Cancer Society is offering to deliver a fresh bouquet of 10 daffodils on March 13 for a $6.50 minimum donation. The money raised will go toward cancer research, education and patient service programs.

To order daffodils, please send payment with an order form (you can use check or bursar). Make checks payable to the American Cancer Society.

The deadline for orders is March 1. For more information or if you have not received an order form, call 2-8725.
February 27, 2006