Originally published on Mon December 15, 2014 7:08 am
SIU Trustees are finalizing the search for a new Carbondale Campus Chancellor, with several expressing a strong desire to make sure the person who takes the job is in it for the long haul. WSIU’s Jennifer Fuller reports.
A national search for a permanent SIU Carbondale Chancellor could begin soon, as the university’s Board of Trustees are finalizing details for just how the process should go.
ByChad Lampe & Youngstown State University Media Relations
Randy Dunn will vacate the presidency of Youngstown State University on Friday, March 21, and then will have 30 days to move out of the Pollock House presidential residence, according to an agreement unanimously approved by the YSU Board of Trustees on Wednesday. Dunn is leaving to become Southern Illinois University's next president.
Outgoing Murray State University President Randy Dunn said this week the controversial decision not to renew his contract was the result of a difference in philosophy between him and Board Chairman Constantine Curris. Dunn's last day as MSU President is July 8th.
The MSU Board of Regents voted against renewing Dunn’s contract 7-4 in a surprise move during a regularly-scheduled meeting in March. The vote came after a social gathering at which a quorum of regents was present.
Murray State’s Presidential Search Committee plans to hire a search firm to find the university’s next president. The committee held its first meeting today. Murray State is looking for a president after its Board of Regents voted against extending a new contract to current president, Randy Dunn. Dunn’s contract expires in June 2014, but he is expected to leave in July to take the helm of Youngstown State University in Ohio.
MSU Foundation Director Tim Miller will act as an interim during the search for a permanent president.
The MSU Board of Regents approved unanimously this morning the appointment of Dr. Tim Miller as MSU's interim president at a fiscal year salary of little more than $266,000. Miller assumes the post on the resignation date of current President Dr. Randy Dunn.
Murray State President Randy Dunn has been selected to be Youngstown State University's next president. The Youngstown State Board of Trustees authorized board Chair Sudershan Garg and Vice Chair John Jakubek to negotiate and execute an employment contract with Dunn. Garg emphasized that the appointment is not final until contract terms can be reached.