Friday, October 30, 2015

University of New Orleans Presidential Search Committee to Hold Public Forum Nov. 9 at UNO Campus

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The University of New Orleans Presidential Search Committee will hold a public forum November 9 on the UNO campus to collect input from members of the university community about the characteristics they hope to see in the next president. 

What:   Open public forum

When:   11 a.m. Monday, Nov. 9, 2015

Where:  Homer L. Hitt Alumni Center, University of New Orleans

The search committee is looking for a replacement for UNO President Peter Fos, who announced his retirement in August.

Voting members of the search committee include UL System board members James Carter of New Orleans, Edward Crawford, III of Shreveport, Pamela Egan of Covington, E. Gerald “T-Boy” Hebert of Kenner, Jimmie “Beau” Martin, Jr. of Cut Off, Mark Romero of Lafayette, Robert Shreve of Baton Rouge, Winfred Sibille of Sunset and Gary Solomon of New Orleans. Also serving as a voting member is UNO Faculty Senate President Cherie Courseault Trumbach.
Serving as advisory, non-voting members are UNO Student Government Association President Joy Ballard, UNO International Alumni Association President Al Herrera, UNO Foundation Chair Barry LeBlanc, UNO Research & Technology Foundation Chair Russell Trahan and UNO Alumnus/Former Speaker of the House Jim Tucker. UL System President Sandra Woodley serves as the non-voting committee chair.
The System dedicated a page on its website to the UNO presidential search. There, the public can access information about the campus and its region; search committee members; meeting notices; press releases; information about candidates; and meeting videos, when available. In addition, the public can submit comments and questions to the committee by sending an email to

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