After a nationwide search, four finalists have been selected for the position of Dean, Honors and University Colleges. The finalists include: Keith Garbutt, dean of the honors College, West Virginia University; Catherine (Kate) Krause, interim dean, Honors and University Colleges, University of New Mexico; Greg Lanier, director, University Honors Program, University of West Florida; and Marjean Purinton, associate dean, University Honors College, Texas Tech University.

"I want to commend Dean Mark Peceny and the search committee who have done an excellent job identifying these finalists from a broad pool of candidates," said Provost & Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs Chaouki Abdallah.

Each visit will include an open forum, during which time the finalists will speak. Members of the UNM community will also have the opportunity to ask questions and provide feedback to the search committee.

Open forum schedules

Marjean D. Purinton

Thursday, April 18, 1:30 p.m., Honors College
Purinton Bio

Kate Krause
Monday, April 22, 1:30 p.m., SUB Ballroom B
Krause Bio

Keith Garbutt
Tuesday, April 23, 10:30 a.m., SUB 3rd Floor, Santa Ana A and B
Garbutt Bio

Greg Lanier
Monday, April 29, 12:15 p.m., SUB Acoma A and B
Lanier Bio

For more information on the search for the Dean of Honors and University Colleges, visit: Dean search.