The second of four candidates for dean of the College of Liberal Arts will be visiting Colorado State University next week.
Robert Newman, professor and chairman of the English department and faculty affiliate in the Women’s Studies program at the University of South Carolina, will visit campus March 22-23.
A campus wide open forum with Newman will run 1:30-3:30 p.m. March 22 in the Cherokee Park Room of the Lory Student Center.
Newman received a bachelor’s in English at Pennsylvania State University, a master’s in literature and aesthetics from Goddard College and a doctorate in English from the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill. Prior to his service at the University of South Carolina, he was professor in the English department from 1985-95 and associate chairman of the department from 1993-95 at Texas A&M University. He also was visiting professor at Zagreb University in 1989.
The other candidates for dean of the College of Liberal Arts are Lewis F. Carter, professor of sociology and associate dean of the College of Liberal Arts at Washington State University-Pullman, who will visit March 25-26; and Robert Hoffert, professor of political science and associate dean of the College of Liberal Arts at Colorado State University, who will be interviewed March 31-April 1.
Suzanne Trager Ortega, professor and associate dean of Graduate Studies at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, visited campus earlier this week.