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Graduate School Dean Search

The Graduate School Dean Search Committee is pleased to announce that the five candidates for the deanship have accepted our invitation to visit campus for public interviews.

The Search Committee is comprised of the following individuals:

  • Gary Bowen – Dean, School of Social Work (Chair)
  • Laurie McNeil – Department of Physics and Astronomy
  • Eileen Parsons – School of Education
  • Bill Rivenbark – School of Government
  • Elaine Westbrooks – University Librarian and Vice Provost for University Libraries
  • Jean Cook – School of Medicine
  • Jeff Cannon – Kenan Flagler Business School
  • Graeme Robertson – Department of Political Science
  • Stephanie Schmitt – Associate Dean, Graduate School
  • David Lewis – Graduate Education Advancement Board
  • Julie Montaigne – Graduate School Staff
  • Madelyn Percy – GPSF President; Geology Grad Student
  • Sertanya Reddy – International Graduate Student, Department of Geography

We invite you to attend the upcoming open forums with the candidates. These forums are designed to give the campus community an opportunity to hear from candidates about their experience and their ideas for enhancing UNC Chapel Hill, and an opportunity for you to provide feedback.

The mission of The Graduate School at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is to provide leadership to envision, shape and support the highest quality education for a diverse community of graduate students whose contributions will have global impact. Through research, teaching and public service, graduate education generates knowledge and innovative solutions that address critical societal needs. Graduate students and alumni improve lives through their leadership, professional expertise and civic engagement in North Carolina and beyond.

Topic of the forum:

“My vision for building upon this mission, identifying and addressing both challenges to and opportunities for enhancing the experience and success of graduate students at Carolina.”

Please click on the candidate’s name below for their CV.

All presentations are scheduled in Dey Hall, Toy Lounge from 11:00-11:45:

Dr. Kim Barrett – November 20th – Survey

Dr. Holger Hoock – November 27th – Survey

Dr. James Antony – December 6th – Survey

Dr. Barbara Krauthamer – December 13th – Survey

Dr. Suzanne Barbour – December 18th – Survey