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Provost Search: Candidate 1 to Visit Campus on October 22–23

The following news post has been updated to reflect the schedule change for this visit (from October 8–9 to October 22–23).

Provost search candidate DonnaJean Fredeen, of Southern Connecticut State University, will visit campus on October 22–23 to talk with constituents and learn more about IUP.

Fredeen has been dean of the School of Arts and Sciences at Southern Connecticut since 2001 and was interim dean for three years before this time. She oversees 600 full- and part-time faculty.

Fredeen led the university’s implementation of a new Liberal Education Program, including a freshman seminar. In addition, she helped to create the Center for Excellence in Mathematics and Science, Center for Coastal and Marine Studies, and Center for Environmental Literacy and Sustainability Education. During her tenure, her college created new M.F.A., M.S., and B.A. degrees.

Fredeen earned her Ph.D. in analytic/inorganic chemistry from Texas A&M University in 1986 and her B.A. in chemsitry from McMurry College in 1981.

All faculty, students, staff, and community members are invited to review the candidate's resume and attend these open forums:

Monday, October 22

2:30–3:30 p.m.: Student, Staff and Community Open Forum
Susquehanna Room, HUB

5:00–6:00 p.m.: Faculty Open Forum
Monongahela Room, HUB

Tuesday, October 23

9:30–10:30 a.m.: Faculty Open Forum
Sutton–Gorell Recital Hall

11:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.: Student, Staff and Community Open Forum
Sutton–Gorell Recital Hall

Fredeen's visit is the first of four provost candidate visits scheduled throughout October.

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