Candidates for Dean of RAK Campus to Give Presentations

Posted: October 30, 2006 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

The Office of the Provost encourages the Mason community, including faculty, staff and students, to attend presentations by candidates for the position of dean, Ras al-Khaimah Campus in the United Arab Emirates, beginning today.

The candidates will share their knowledge of the region and the project and comment on what their vision as the founding dean of the Mason RAK Campus would be, as well as their sense of the pitfalls, promises and priorities of the new position. A question-and-answer-session will follow.

Resumes of candidates chosen as finalists are available for review at the circulation desks of the Johnson Center, Arlington, and Prince William Libraries.

All presentations will be given in the Mason Hall Edwin Meese III Conference Room on the Fairfax Campus.

  • Monday, Oct. 30, 10 to 11:30 a.m.

    John Shannon, dean and professor, Middle East School III, Defense Language Institute Foreign Language Center, Monterey, Calif.

  • Thursday, Nov. 2, 10 to 11:30 a.m.

    Rodney Lowman,interim provost/vice president for academic affairs, Alliant International University

  • Wednesday, Nov. 15, 10 to 11:30 a.m.

    Sharon Siverts, director, Commission for Academic Accreditation, Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

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