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K-State Today

December 4, 2015



Candidate open forums for interim associate provost for diversity position

By Craig Bourne

The search committee invites you to attend open forums presented by each finalist for the interim associate provost for diversity. The four finalists are Doris Wright Carroll, associate professor of special education, counseling and student affairs in the College of Education; Mirta Chavez, director of multicultural programs and services in Office of Diversity; Dawne Martin, assistant dean for diversity in the College of Business Administration; and Zelia Wiley, assistant dean for diversity and director of the diversity programs office in the College of Agriculture.

The schedule of candidate open forums:

  • Mirta Chavez, 4-5 p.m. Monday, Dec. 7, in the Little Theatre in the K-State Student Union
  • Dawne Martin, 2:30-3:30 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 8, in the Little Theatre in the K-State Student Union
  • Doris Wright Carroll, 9:30-10:30 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 10, in the Big 12 Room in the K-State Student Union
  • Zelia Wiley, 2:30-3:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 10, in the Little Theatre in the K-State Student Union

K-Staters are encouraged to review the application materials and attend each open forum session in which the candidates have been asked to identify and describe what she feels are the greatest/most critical diversity issues we currently face as a university community and state.

Application materials and interview schedules are available on the Office of the Provost search website. Please be prepared to enter your user ID and password to access the information. The open forums also will be streamed live and available on the search website as will a link to an online candidate feedback form.

Oral or written feedback on the candidates also may be directed to members of the search committee: Lori Goetsch, Jackie Anders, Dina Bennett, Marcellus Caldas, Muenfua Allen Lewis, Amanda Morales, Jessica Van Ranken, Heather Reed and Arturo Sanchez.

Please provide feedback no later than noon on Monday, Dec. 14.