Sixteen members of a presidential search committee were appointed Tuesday by the Owens Community College Board of Trustees.
The Board of Trustees is undertaking a national search for a president. Daniel H. Brown, who has served Owens for 34 years including 17 years as President, is retiring in May 2001.
The presidential search process is being led by Trustee John C. Moore, chair of the search committee.
Moore said the search committee represents a cross section of the College. "We believe this is an excellent search committee. I'm very excited about working with the committee as the College moves forward."
The search committee members are:
"We had many volunteers who expressed very positive feelings about the College and a sincere desire to help with this process," Trustee Patricia A. Wise said. "We very much appreciate that."
The Board has contracted with the Association of Community College Trustees (ACCT) to assist in conducting the presidential search.
On Monday, December 4 the ACCT consultant, Narcisa Polonio, will visit the Owens Toledo-area and Findlay campuses to conduct open forum and focus group meetings.
The open forum on the Findlay Campus will be at 8:30 a.m. and the open forum on the Toledo-area Campus will be at 10:30 a.m. These meetings are open to the public.
Moore explained that the open forums are an opportunity for the public to voice their comments on:
Advertising for the president's position will begin in January 2001.
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