UNM Acting Provost Craig White announced three finalists invited to campus for the Honors College dean position. The candidate visits will include open forums and meetings with campus administrators, faculty, staff, students and community members.
The finalists are Ken Mulliken, Ann Eisenberg and Greg Lanier.
Mulliken is the executive director of the Honors College at Southern Oregon University. He previously served as the director of the Lawrence D. Starr Global Studies Institute at the University of Saint Mary from 2010-2013. He is a professor of history and global studies. He has worked in the past with UNM Honors College faculty to promote student exchanges for Scribendi.
Campus visit dates: Wednesday-Thursday, April 19-20
Open forum: Wednesday, April 19, 3–4:30 p.m., Honors College, Honors Forum
Eisenberg is professor of psychology in the Department of Psychology at the University of Texas at San Antonio. She previously served as interim dean of the Honors College at the University of Texas at San Antonio from 2015-16, after serving as the associate dean of the Honors College from 2002-2015. She oversaw the growth of the Honors College, from an initial 22 students and four courses, to 850 students and more than 35 courses per semester.
Campus visit dates: Thursday-Friday, April 27-28
Open forum: Thursday, April 27, 3–4:30 p.m., Honors College, Honors Forum
Lanier is the director of the Kugelman Honors Program at the University of West Florida where he holds the joint appointments at the rank of Professor in Honors, Theatre and English. He previously served as the founding dean of University College at the University of West Florida from 2014-16. His research over the past 15 years has focused primarily on Honors curriculum and assessment.
Campus visit dates: Wednesday-Thursday, May 3-4
Open forum: Wednesday, May 3, 3–4:30 p.m., Honors College, Honors Forum
Questions regarding the visits or the search can be addressed to the Search Coordinator Jessica Ramos at firstname.lastname@example.org.