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MU announces finalists for the veterinary college dean position
Columbia, Mo. - The University of Missouri-Columbia College of Veterinary Medicine has selected five finalists in the search to fill the school's dean position.
COLUMBIA, MO. — The University of Missouri-Columbia College of Veterinary Medicine has selected five finalists in the search to fill the school's dean position.
Announced by search committee co-chairs Michael O'Brien, dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, and John Dodam, associate dean for the College of Veterinary Medicine, the finalists are: Bradley Fenwick, vice president of research, Virginia Tech; Eleanor M. Green, professor, chair and chief of staff in the Department of Large Animal Clinical Sciences, University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine; John A.E. Hubbell, professor of anesthesia in the Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences, The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine; Neil C. Olson, associate dean and director for Research & Graduate Studies and professor of physiology, North Carolina State University College of Veterinary Medicine; and Tom Phillips, associate dean of research and professor of microbiology, Western University of Health Sciences College of Veterinary Medicine.
"I know I speak for the rest of my colleagues on the committee when I say we are dedicated to finding the very best person possible to lead one of the nation's premier colleges of veterinary medicine," O'Brien says.
The search committee will continue to seek input from stakeholders across the state during the selection process. The five candidates will visit campus by mid-May, and the committee will then present its recommendations to MU Provost Brian Foster.