Three Candidates for Dean of Graduate School Visit Colorado State University (Number 3)

The campus community is invited to meet candidates for dean of the Graduate School at Colorado State University and ask questions and discuss items of interest at separate open forums.

Robin Fisher, associate dean of the Graduate Division at the University of California-Los Angeles, will visit campus for an open forum 3-5 p.m. June 24 in the Virginia Dale Room of the Lory Student Center.

Fisher has been professor of psychiatry and biobehavioral sciences and neurobiology at UCLA’s School of Medicine since 1994. His research specialties include neuroanatomy, anatomy and development. As an academic administrator, Fisher supervises graduate and postdoctoral support, special fellowships and graduate admissions.

He has published 63 journal articles since 1997 and is the responsible university official/principal investigator of more than $5 million in extramural fellowships, contracts and grants for graduate and postdoctoral training.

He earned undergraduate and graduate degrees in psychology from Ohio University and received his doctorate in physiological psychology from Ohio University in 1979.

An open forum for John Gold, professor of genetics and wildlife and fisheries sciences in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at Texas A&M University, will be 3-5 p.m. June 28 in Room 224-226 Lory Student Center. An open forum for the fourth and final candidate, James Fry, will run 3-5 p.m. July 1 in Room 224-226 Lory Student Center. Fry is vice president for Graduate Studies, Research and Economic Development and dean of the Graduate School at the University of Toledo.

Wayne Powell, dean of the Graduate College at Oklahoma State University, visited campus for interviews earlier this week.

Full curricula vitae for the candidates may be obtained by contacting Georgeann Venis at 491-6974 or