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May 29, 2007

UI Presidential Search Committee To Meet Wednesday, May 30

The University of Iowa Presidential Search Committee will meet at 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 30 in Room N304 (Dean's Conference Room) of the UI College of Dentistry.

The committee will meet in open session to address a number of matters on the agenda. Following the open session, the meeting is expected to move into closed session pursuant to Iowa Code § 21.5(1)(i) to evaluate confidential materials involving the professional competency of potential candidates for the presidency of the university. The committee expects to return to open session at approximately 5:30 p.m. to adjourn.

Agenda

1. Open session items for discussion and/or action: (i) acceptance of minutes for meeting of May 25, 2007; (ii) updates from committee members; and (iii) continued discussion on the format for on-campus interviews.

2. Request for closed session for continued discussion to evaluate confidential materials involving the professional competency of potential candidates for the presidency of the university.

3. Return to open session at approximately 5:30 p.m. to adjourn.

Members of the Presidential Search Committee include David Johnsen, chair and Dean of the UI College of Dentistry; Professor Jonathan Carlson, College of Law; Professor Lee Anna Clark, Department of Psychology, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences (CLAS); Professor Elizabeth Chrischilles, Department of Epidemiology, College of Public Health; Associate Professor Sarah England, Physiology and Biophysics, Carver College of Medicine (CCOM); Professor Ed Folsom, Department of English, CLAS; Leonard Hadley, retired Chairman and CEO, Maytag Corporation; Dean Linda Maxson, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences; Professor Paul Rothman, DEO, Department of Internal Medicine, CCOM; Professor Gene Parkin, Department of Civil-Environmental Engineering, College of Engineering; Cheryl Reardon, Assistant to the Dean/VP for Research; Professor Jarjisu Sa-Aadu, Department of Finance, Tippie College of Business; and Sarah Vigmostad, graduate student in the Department of Biomedical Engineering.

STORY SOURCE: University Relations, 101 Jessup Hall, Iowa City, Iowa 52242-1000.

MEDIA CONTACT: Steve Parrott, steven-parrott@uiowa.edu, phone 319-335-0552, cell 319-530-6972