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President invites nominations for presidential commissions

April 13, 2009

President John Peters invites nominations of faculty, staff and students for appointment to the four presidential commissions.

The nominations will be for appointments effective in AY2009-10. The four presidential commissions, and sources where additional detailed information on each commission can be found, are:

Presidentís Commission on Persons with Disabilities

Greg Long, chair
(815) 753-6508

Presidentís Commission on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity

Norden Gilbert, chair
(815) 753-8365

Presidentís Commission on the Status of Minorities

Kay Shelton, Chair
(815) 753-2315

Presidentís Commission on the Status of Women

Rhonda Robinson, Chair
(815) 753-9323

Self-nominations are welcome. Forward nominations, including name, address, e-mail and telephone number, to

Nominations should be submitted on or before Friday, May 1.