The first of four candidates for dean of the College of Liberal Arts will be visiting Colorado State University this week.
Suzanne Trager Ortega, professor and associate dean of Graduate Studies at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, will visit campus March 18-19.
Prior to her service at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Ortega was special assistant to the senior vice chancellor for Academic Affairs. She received a bachelor’s in sociology at Austin Peay State University and master’s and doctoral degrees in sociology from Vanderbilt University. She was recognized a Fellow of the American Council of Education in 1997-98.
The other candidates for dean of the College of Liberal Arts are Robert Newman, professor and chairman of the English department and faculty affiliate in the Women’s Studies program at the University of South Carolina, who will visit campus March 22-23; 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.