Three forums set for dean finalists

Thursday, March 10, 2005 | 12:00 a.m. CST; updated 7:07 a.m. CDT, Tuesday, July 1, 2008

Forums for faculty and students will be held this month for the three finalists for the dean’s post in the MU College of Education.

The finalists are:

  • R. Keith Hillkirk, dean of the College of Education and Human Services and a professor of curriculum and instruction at Southern Illinois University, Carbondale;
  • Carolyn D. Herrington, associate dean in the College of Education and a professor in the department of educational leadership and policy at Florida State University;
  • Martin L. Johnson, associate dean for urban and minority education in the College of Education and a professor in the department of curriculum and instruction at the University of Maryland.

The new dean will succeed Richard Andrews, who announced his resignation in April 2004.

The forums will be at 3 p.m. The schedule is:

  • Hillkirk on Monday, the Great Room at the Reynolds Alumni Center.
  • Herrington on Wednesday, Columns A and B at the center.
  • Johnson on March 29, Columns D and E at the center.

More information about the candidates may be found online at

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