02/24/2012 03:54 PM
BATON ROUGE – The first of three candidates for the position of vice chancellor for
research & economic development will be on campus next week. An open forum for Richard
Billo (vita available at http://www.lsu.edu/faculty_staff/vcsearch/pdfs/BilloCV.pdf), associate vice president for research at the University of Texas at Arlington,
will be held on Monday, Feb. 27, at 3 p.m. in Dodson Auditorium.
The campus community is invited to attend this and upcoming open forums with each
of the finalists to learn more about their experience and vision for the advancement
of research initiatives at LSU.
The vice chancellor for research & economic development serves as the chief research
officer for the university, taking a leadership role in national and international
activities regarding research policy and guiding LSU in defining, prioritizing and
energizing emerging research opportunities.
In addition to Billo, other final candidates and their forum times include Mark Aldenderfer (vita available at http://www.lsu.edu/faculty_staff/vcsearch/pdfs/AldenderferCV.pdf), professor and dean for the School of Social Sciences, Humanities and Arts, University of California at Merced, with an open forum being held March 12 at 3:30 p.m. in Dodson Auditorium, and Morris Foster (vita available at http://www.lsu.edu/faculty_staff/vcsearch/pdfs/FosterCV.pdf), associate vice chancellor for research and strategic planning at the University of Oklahoma at Norman, with an open forum being held March 15 at 4 p.m. in Lockett 2.
Posted on Friday, February 24, 2012