The university has scheduled a series of open forums this month for the campus community to meet the finalists for dean of The Collins College of Hospitality Management.
The college is looking for a successor to Andy Feinstein, who stepped down this summer after nearly six years to become deputy provost at San Jose State University. Professor Edward Merritt is serving as the interim dean.
All the forums will take place during University Hour (noon to 1 p.m.) at the Collins College’s Wine Auditorium (79A-1263). The forums are scheduled as follows:
- Tuesday, Nov. 5
Chris Roberts, Ph.D.
School of Hospitality Leadership
- Wednesday, Nov. 6
Edward A. Merritt, Ph.D.
Interim Dean and Professor
The Collins College of Hospitality Management
Cal Poly Pomona
- Thursday, Nov. 14
Lea R. Dopson, Ed.D.
Chair and Associate Professor
Hospitality and Tourism Management
University of North Texas
- Tuesday, Nov. 19
John C. Niser, Ph.D.
College of Human Sciences
Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne
Attendees are asked to fill out a survey form for each finalist. Additional information, including curricula vitae and survey forms, may be found at www.cpp.edu/~executivesearch/collins/.