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Personnel: Search Updates

Pacific is currently underway on a number of nationwide leadership searches in the Academic Division. These include the following:

The University Librarian
A search for the University Librarian is underway. The University Librarian will lead the vision and implementation of a integrated library system that serves faculty and students on all of Pacific's campuses and provides information resources to undergraduate, graduate and professional students and working adults.   Final candidates for the position are anticipated to visit each of the campuses in September and October. Vernon Smith, Vice Provost for Distributed Learning, is chairing this search committee. We thank Lynn Beck for agreeing to delay her sabbatical to serve in an interim leadership role for the University library.

Dean for the Conservatory of Music (CoM)
The search for a new dean for the CoM is underway. The search committee is working with the search consultants to develop a profile.  Final candidates are anticipated on the Stockton campus in January and February.  Lewis Gale, Dean for the Eberhardt School of Business, is chairing this search committee. We thank Dan Ebbers for serving as Interim Dean.

Dean for the Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry
A search for a new dean for Pacific's dental school will be initiated in Fall 2015. Phil Oppenheimer, Dean of the Thomas J. Long School of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, will chair this search committee. The selection of a search firm and the search committee is underway. We thank Nader Nadershahi for serving as Interim Dean.

Dean for the Benerd School of Education
A search for a new dean for the Benerd School of Education will be initiated this year. Details will be forthcoming. We thank Linda Webster for serving as Interim Dean.