Four finalists for the deanship of NIUís College of Education are coming to campus for open forums with students, faculty and staff.
Conversations began Thursday and continue through Friday, April 9. The successful candidate will replace Dean Lemuel Watson, who was named to the top job in May of 2007.
The four hopefuls are:
Charles L. Howell, chair of NIUís Department of Leadership, Educational Psychology and Foundations. Forums are scheduled for April 7 and 8.
La Vonne I. Neal, dean of the College of Education at the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs. Forums are scheduled for April 8 and 9.
Diana L. Rogers-Adkinson, chair of the Department of Special Education at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater. Forums began Thursday and conclude today.
Robert J. Spina, chair and professor in the Department of Human Movement Sciences at Old Dominion University. Forums are scheduled for April 5 and 6.