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Letters to Campus

September 15, 2009

Dear K-State Faculty, Staff, and Students,

I am pleased to announce the formation of the search committee for the newly created Vice President for Marketing and Communications position. This will be a full national search, with a targeted start date of January 1, 2010. I have asked Dean Virginia Moxley to chair this search, and she has agreed to serve in this important leadership role. The 14-member search committee consists of a broad array of faculty, staff, and students from across the K-State campus.

Chair - Virginia Moxley, Dean, College of Human Ecology

Alumni Association - Amy Button Renz, President and CEO

Extension - Nancy Zimmerli-Cates, Publications Coordinator

Foundation - Julie Lea, Vice President of Communications

Athletics - Casey Scott, Associate AD for Operations

Faculty - Steve Smethers, Associate Head/Associate Professor, Journalism and Mass Communications

Faculty - David Griffin, Assistant Dean/Associate Professor, College of Education

Administration - Pat Bosco, Vice President for Student Life and Dean of Students

Student - Wayne Stoskopf, Student Body Vice President

Media Relations - Cheryl May, Director

IT - James Lyall, Associate Vice Provost for Information Technology Services

Faculty Senate - Fred Fairchild, Past President and Professor of Grain Science &amo; Industry

Classified Senate - Jennyfer Owensby, Past President and Accountant III, Controller's Office

K-State Salina - Natalie Blair, Salina Public and Alumni Relations

Over the next several months, the search committee will be tasked with soliciting applications, performing preliminary interviews, and bringing a set of finalists to campus for public interviews. If you have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to contact me.