TO: John Carroll Faculty, Staff and Administrators
FROM: John T. Day, Provost and Academic Vice President
DATE: June 10, 2013
SUBJECT: Chief Diversity Officer Search

I am pleased to report that the search committee for the Chief Diversity Officer worked this spring to give final approval to the Position Description and to approve a job advertisement, which has begun to appear nationally. The position is being advertised as “Assistant Provost for Diversity.” Review of applications will begin in August, and interviews will occur in September and October. I would like to thank the search committee for their work so far. They are:

Graciela Lacueva, Professor of Physics, Chair
Yuh-Cherng Chai, Associate Professor of Chemistry
Phyllis Harris, Professor of Sociology
Mark McCarthy, Vice President for Student Affairs
Sheila McGinn, Professor of Religious Studies
Rosanna Miguel, Assistant Professor of Management
Eric Patterson, Director of Veteran Affairs and International Services
George Sample, ’02, past president of the John Carroll University Alumni Association
David Wong, Executive Director of Academic Finance
A student to be named in the fall

The search committee is being assisted by Lucy Leske of Witt/Kieffer. We look forward to a successful conclusion to the search next academic year.

Thank you.


TO: John Carroll Faculty, Staff and Administrators
FROM: Graciela Lacueva, Chair
Assistant Provost for Diversity Search Committee
DATE: October 1, 2013
SUBJECT: Candidate Visits

Dear Members of the Campus Community,

Three finalists for the position of Assistant Provost for Diversity will be visiting campus over the next few weeks. On behalf of the Search Committee, I invite you to attend the candidates’ presentations and to provide the committee with your feedback. The candidates will give a brief presentation on the topic, “Discuss how excellence in diversity and inclusion affect academic excellence and student success,” and they will entertain your questions. Times and locations are as follows:

Monday, October 14, 3:30- 4:30 PM, Jardine Room

Wednesday, October 30, 3:30- 4:30 PM, Jardine Room

Thursday, October 31, 3:30- 4:30 PM, Jardine Room

Candidate resumes will be available prior to their visits.

We encourage all of you to participate in the selection process.