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K-State Today

May 9, 2014



Candidates interviewing this month for director of international admissions and recruiting

By Office of International Programs

Three finalists will interview on the Manhattan campus this month for Kansas State University's director of international admissions and recruiting. The names and curricula vitae of the finalists will be available on the Office of International Programs website.

Each interview will include an open forum with the university community. A tentative schedule follows. Daily announcements will confirm open fora:

  • Monday, May 12, 10 a.m. in Union 207
  • Wednesday, May 14, 2:30 p.m. in Union 207
  • Thursday, May 15, 1:30 p.m. in Union 207

For those who attend a forum and want to submit comments, a candidate evaluation form will be available.

An 11-member committee, chaired by Molly McGaughey, senior associate director of admissions, has been working since February on this national search. The search committee conducted remote interviews with semifinalists last month. Additional members of the search committee are:

  • Marcellus Caldas, director, international research and faculty collaboration
  • Somer Chalfant, assistant director, international admissions and recruiting
  • Lynn Ewanow, associate dean, College of Architecture, Planning & Design
  • Wendy Matthews, senior coordinator of special programs/sponsored students
  • Mary Parsons, international recruiter, international admissions and recruiting
  • Madai Rivera, coordinator for Hispanic recruitment, College of Human Ecology
  • Sara Thurston-Gonzalez, director, International Student and Scholar Services
  • Kathy Van Steenis, public service administrator I, housing and dining services
  • Karli Webster, director, study abroad
  • Mary Wood, director, English Language Program