Public Forums to Generate Input on Provost Search
Three public forums will be held on Thursday, Feb. 2, to gather input from campus and community members on the qualities they hope to find in a new provost and vice president for academic affairs. The 45-minute forums are scheduled for 10 a.m., noon and 2 p.m. in the Brule Room.
They will be moderated by Shelly Storbeck from the executive search firm A.T. Kearney. Members of the Provost Search Advisory Committee (PSAC) will also be present.
Author and Clinton Diarist Visits NMU
Author Janis Kearney, personal diarist of former President Bill Clinton, will give three presentations at NMU this week. All are open to the public and free of charge.
Kearney will speak on “Diversity: The Color of Our Future” at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Feb.1, in the Cadillac/Brule Rooms of the University Center. On Thursday, Feb. 2, she will discuss “Careers for Writers” at 4 p.m. in the Nicolet Room. At 7:30 that evening in the same location, she will present a reading from her book Cotton Field of Dreams: A Memoir, which chronicles her three-decade journey from the southern cotton fields to the west wing of the White House. Full Story