Committee Selected to Lead Search for KU Chancellor

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By: 13 news

The Kansas Board of Regents has selected the 18-member search committee for KU's next chancellor.

Robert Hemenway is retiring at the end of the school year. Faculty members, alumni, community leaders, and students are all represented.
Former KCP&L CEO Drue Jennings is leading the search.

Representing KU faculty, staff, and administration:
*Dr. Jeff Aube, Professor of Medicinal Chemistry
*Dr. Victor Bailey, Director of the Hall Center for the Humanities and the
Charles W. Battey Distinguished Professor of Modern British History
*Dr. Pam Shaw, School of Medicine Professor in the Department of Pediatrics
*Dr. Karen Miller, Dean of the Schools of Nursing and Allied Health and
Senior Vice Chancellor for Academic and Student Affairs at the KU
Medical Center
*Paul K. Farran, President of the Unclassified Senate and Director of Student Success Technology Services
*Dennis Constance, President of the University Support Staff Senate

Representing KU students:
*Adam McGonigle, Student Body Presiden.

Representing alumni/endowment:
*Jay Howard, Member of the Alumni Association’s Executive Committee and owner of an investment firm in Austin, Texas
*Linda Ellis Sims, Chair of the School of Engineering Advisory Board, former-KU Endowment Trustee, and an Account Executive with ExxonMobil Corporation
*Tom Vaughn, currently serving on the Alumni Association Black Alumni Chapter Board and former-member of the KU Law School Board of Governors
*Kurt D. Watson, President and CEO of The IMA Financial Group, Inc., Chair of the KU Endowment Board and Executive Committee, and KU Endowment Trustee since 1991

Representing the Lawrence and broader regional and
state communities:

*Dick Bond, Former-Kansas State Senate President and Former-Chair of the Kansas Board of Regents
*Gene Meyers, President and CEO, Lawrence Memorial Hospital
*Erick E. Nordling, Partner with the law firm of Kramer, Nordling, and Nordling in Hugoton, Kansas, and President of the SW Kansas Chapter of the KU Alumni Association
*Deanell Reece Tacha, Judge, United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit, Former-Chair of the KU Alumni Association’s National Board of Directors, Former-Associate Dean in the KU School of Law, and Former-Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs

Representing the Board of Regents:
*Jill Docking of Wichita, Vice Chair
*Reginald L. Robinson, President and CEO

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