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Community Participation

Faculty and staff input is integral to a successful search. Stakeholders were invited to listening sessions to provide input on the priorities and desired qualifications for the incoming CAS Dean.

  • Tuesday, November 19, 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
    Philosophy Department Conference Room (AD B08)
  • Wednesday, November 20, 9:30 am – 10:30 am
    Communication Department Conference Room (OC 47)

Stakeholders were also asked to complete an online survey to rate a series of priorities followed by a set of candidate qualifications by Friday, November 22. 

Search Timeline


  • November/December: Develop Leadership Profile



  • Late January/early February: Semifinalist interviews
  • Mid-February: On-campus interviews for finalists

Search Committee

The members of the committee represent John Carroll's faculty, staff, and students. All feedback and questions are welcomed by the search committee using the email links below.

Dr. Chrystal Bruce, (Chair), Professor of Chemistry
Dr. Rick Grenci, Associate Professor of Management
Dr. Yuh-Cherng Chai, Associate Professor of Chemistry
Dr. Anne Kugler, Professor of History
Dr. Peggy Finucane, Associate Professor of Communication
Dr. Dianna Taylor, Professor of Philosophy
Ayoub Harb ‘21, Student Representative
Dr. Ed Peck, VP for University Mission and Identity
Ms. Maria Soriano Young, Director, JCU Writing Center

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