Education
3:45 pm
Tue February 11, 2014

APSU Presidential Search Committee to Meet Next Week

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The search committee to find a new president for Austin Peay State University meets for the first time next week. 

On Friday, The Tennessee Board of Regents named the search committee to find a replacement for current president Tim Hall who will leave in May to be the next President at Mercy College in Dobbs Ferry, New York. 

The search committee will work with executive search firm Greenwood-Asher and Associates. Initial screenings of applicants are expected to begin in March.

The committee's meeting is next Monday.

The committee members are as follows:

Mr. Robert P. (Bob) Thomas, Chair
TBR Board Member
Nashville, TN

Mr. John Farris
TBR BOARD MEMBER
Memphis, TN

Mr. Darrell Freeman
TBR BOARD MEMBER
Nashville, TN

Ms. Emily Reynolds
TBR BOARD VICE CHAIRMAN
Nashville, TN

Dr. Chad Brooks
FACULTY REPRESENTATIVE
Faculty Senate President
Associate Professor Biology

Ms. Elaine Berg
FACULTY REPRESENTATIVE
Associate Professor, Library

Dr. Mercy Cannon
FACULTY REPRESENTATIVE
Faculty Senate Vice President 

Dr. John Blake
FACULTY REPRESENTATIVE
Associate Professor, Engineering Technology

Mr. Mike Rainier
STUDENT REPRESENTATIVE
President, Student Government Association

Ms. Jessi Dillingham
STUDENT REPRESENTATIVE
Vice President, Student Government Association

Mr. Brandon Harrison
ALUMNI REPRESENTATIVE
National Alumni Association President
Ashland City, TN

Dr. Marissa Chandler
SUPPORT STAFF REPRESENTATIVE
Staff Senate President
Director of International Education

Ms. Carrie Harris
SUPPORT STAFF REPRESENTATIVE
Administrative Assistant 3, Finance & Administration

Dr. Brian Johnson
ADMINISTRATIVE REPRESENTATIVE
Interim Vice President for Strategic Planning and Institutional Effectiveness

Mr. Ron Smithfield
BUSINESS COMMUNITY REPRESENTATIVE
Consultant and Former Owner of Local Manufacturing Business
Clarksville, TN

Ms. Dee Boaz
COMMUNITY-AT-LARGE REPRESENTATIVE
President’s Circle of Advisors
Clarksville, TN

Mr. Evans Harvill
COMMUNITY-AT-LARGE REPRESENTATIVE
APSU Alum and President’s Circle of Advisors
Clarksville, TN

Ms. Maggie Kulback
COMMUNITY-AT-LARGE REPRESENTATIVE
APSU Alum and Campaign Committee
Clarksville, TN

Ms. Keri V. McInnis
COMMUNITY-AT-LARGE REPRESENTATIVE
APSU Alum
Senior Vice President
Pinnacle Financial Partners
Nashville, TN

Mr. Horace Murphy, Jr.
COMMUNITY-AT-LARGE REPRESENTATIVE
Board Member - Clarksville-Montgomery County Schools
Clarksville, TN

Mr. Tom Perry
COMMUNITY-AT-LARGE REPRESENTATIVE
APSU Alum
Senior Vice President and CFO
Delta Dental of Tennessee (Nashville)
Clarksville, TN

The Tennessee Board of Regents is among the nation’s largest higher education systems, governing 46 post-secondary educational institutions. The TBR system includes six universities (including Austin Peay), 13 two-year colleges and 27 colleges of applied technology, providing  programs across the state to more than 200,000 students.