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The Presidential Search Committee, along with representatives from the search firm Phillips Oppenheim, will be on campus on October 23 and 24 to engage in conversation with faculty, students, and staff about the search for Bennington’s next president. All members of the community are invited and encouraged to participate in the sessions.

Tuesday, October 23, 2012

Session with the Academic Policies Committee, the Curriculum Planning Committee, and the Faculty Performance Review Committee
12:15–1:45pm, CAPA, Symposium

Individual meetings with senior staff

Small group session with faculty
4:15–5:45pm, CAPA, Symposium

Individual meetings with senior staff

Open session with students
9:00–10:30pm, CAPA, Symposium

Wednesday, October 24, 2012

Small group session with faculty
8:00–9:30am, CAPA, Symposium

Individual meetings with senior staff

Open session with College staff
10:30am–12:00pm, CAPA, Symposium

Lunch with senior staff
12:15–1:45pm, CAPA, Faculty Lounge

Members of the Presidential Search Committee

Susan Paris Borden '69, trustee
Suzanne Brundage '08, trustee
Barbara Ushkow Deane '51, trustee
Michael Hecht, trustee
Lea Hershkowitz '11, trustee
Alan Kornberg '74, chairman of the Board of Trustees
Robert Ransick, faculty
Susan Sgorbati, '72, MFA ’86, faculty
James Simon '97, trustee
Deborah Wadsworth, trustee

Campus Liaison for Presidential Search Committee

Meredith Meurs (x4406 or 802-440-4406)

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