Grad leader candidates will take part in town halls
appointed by the provost in January has identified candidates for a new position: dean of the IU Bloomington Graduate School and vice provost for graduate education.A committee
The dean position reflects the university’s transition from a Universitywide structure for graduate education to campus-based graduate schools in Bloomington and Indianapolis.
Rick Van Kooten, executive dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, chaired the search committee, which vetted applications and selected two finalists; each will take part in a one-hour town hall meeting in the Oak Room of the Indiana Memorial Union.
The finalists are:
- David Daleke, vice provost for graduate education and health sciences, and interim dean of the IU Bloomington University Graduate School. He will take part in a hybrid town hall at 3 p.m. March 20. Employees may also join through the Zoom link.
- Padraic Kenney, professor in the Department of History and Department of International Studies, and associate dean for social and historical sciences and graduate education. He will take part in a hybrid town hall at 3 p.m. March 22. Employees may also join through the Zoom link.