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Presidential Search Advisory Committee listening sessions

The Presidential Search Advisory Committee, which formed this month to help the process of finding President Barbara R. Snyder’s successor, will begin its listening sessions across campus today.

The Presidential Advisory Committee is composed of faculty, staff, students and two emeriti trustees. The advisory committee will help inform the search by gathering campus perspectives on key topics—for example, challenges and opportunities Case Western Reserve faces; experiences and qualities our next leader should possess; and aspirations for the university in the coming years.

Listening sessions are open to all, but certain meetings will be more tailored to specific audiences, as noted below. Sessions will be held:

  • Feb. 17, 2 p.m.: Wolstein Research Building, Room 1413, medical school;
  • Feb. 19, 10 a.m.: Nord Hall, Room 356, engineering school;
  • Feb. 24, noon: Samson Pavilion, Room 181, dental school; and
  • Feb. 24, 3 p.m.: Ballroom A of Tinkham Veale University Center, campuswide;
  • Feb. 26, 4-5 p.m.: Millis Schmitt Auditorium, College of Arts and Sciences;
  • March 5, 6-7 p.m.: Tinkham Veale University Center, Senior Classroom, open to all students and hosted by Undergraduate Diversity Collaborative;
  • March 6, noon-1 p.m.: location to be determined, hosted by Diverse Graduate Students;
  • March 10, 4-5 p.m: Tomlinson Hall, Room 135, hosted by Postdoc Association;
  • March 16, 11 a.m. to noon: Mandel Center, Room 108, Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences;
  • March 16, 12:30-1:30 p.m.: Health Education Campus, Samson Pavilion 103 A&B, Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing;
  • March 17, 11 a.m. to noon: Ford Auditorium, campuswide;
  • March 17, 6-7 p.m.: Tinkham Veale University Center, Student Organization Center, open to all students and hosted by Undergraduate Student Government;
  • March 18, 11 a.m.-noon: Gund Hall, Room 159, School of Law

Committee members will submit a report on their findings to the Board of Trustees by March 31.