One of 4 finalists will be Michigan Technological University’s very first vice president
for range and inclusion. The finalists will job interview on campus beginning the
7 days of Aug. 24. They were picked following a nationwide search that started past slide. 

“Search Committee Chair Kellie Raffaelli and the committee have finished an admirable
career in identifying the 4 finalists,” stated President Richard Koubek. “These people
have a significant total of working experience in range and inclusion challenges and I’m
confident we will locate the right fit for Michigan Tech.”

Talking about Elaborate Concerns

As aspect of their on-campus job interview, every finalist will discuss the complexities
and quite a few intersections of campus local climate challenges expert by students, faculty and
staff, and how they impact the academic activities of underrepresented teams.
The campus neighborhood is invited to take part in every finalist’s general public presentation
via Zoom. Presentations will be around 45 minutes adopted by a fifteen-minute Q&A session.
All 4 sessions will be recorded so that they might be viewed at a afterwards time.

The very first applicant to go to is Barbara Lundberg, who will be on campus from Monday, Aug. 24, via Wednesday, Aug. 26. Lundberg
has much more than 20 years of management working experience in student and educational affairs. The
previous vice president for educational affairs and institutional performance at Lac
Courte Oreilles Ojibwa Neighborhood College or university in Hayward, Wisconsin, Lundberg served as
interim college or university president whilst a search for the next president was performed. Lundberg’s Zoom webinar will be held at 3 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. twenty five.

Next, Wayne Gersie will go to campus from Monday, Aug. 31, via Wednesday, Sept. 2. Gersie is at present
chief range officer and director of range improvement, student courses and
outreach, at Pennsylvania State University’s Applied Research Laboratory. Gersie beforehand
served as director of the Multicultural Engineering System at Penn State. Gersie’s Zoom webinar will acquire put at 3 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. one.

Roberto Sanabria will go to from Wednesday, Sept. 2, to Friday, Sept. 4. Sanabria is the senior director
of human methods and equity at the Puerto Rican Cultural Center in Chicago. Prior
to that, he served as director of the Business office of Equivalent Possibility and Access at Northwestern
College. Sanabria’s Zoom webinar will acquire put at 3 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 3. 

The past finalist to go to will be Sumita Furlong, who will be on campus Tuesday, Sept. 8, via Thursday, Sept. ten. At current,
Furlong is the distinctive assistant to the vice chancellor, student affairs, for range,
equity, inclusion, strategic scheduling and initiatives, and exterior relations at the
College of California-Irvine. Furlong beforehand served as the chief range
officer at the Great Lakes Colleges Affiliation in Ann Arbor. Furlong’s Zoom webinar is at 2 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. nine.

Next the visits, the campus neighborhood will have an opportunity to present feedback
via a safe on the internet variety. 

Michigan Technological College is a general public research college, household to much more than
seven,000 students from 54 international locations. Started in 1885, the College gives much more than
one hundred twenty undergraduate and graduate degree courses in science and engineering, engineering,
forestry, business and economics, well being professions, humanities, mathematics, and
social sciences. Our campus in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula overlooks the Keweenaw Waterway
and is just a couple miles from Lake Excellent.