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Last modified: Friday, October 8, 2010

Search committee formed to identify new FACET director

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Oct. 8, 2010

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. -- A search and screen committee has been formed to identify finalists for the director of the Indiana University Faculty Colloquium on Excellence in Teaching (FACET), it was announced today (Oct. 8) by IU Vice President for University Regional Affairs, Planning and Policy John Applegate.

John Applegate

John Applegate

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The committee will conduct a search to replace David Malik, who became executive vice chancellor for academic affairs at IU Northwest last year. Malik has served as FACET director since 2006.

FACET identifies and honors outstanding teaching faculty from IU's eight campuses and, through programming including retreats and lectures, promotes exemplary teaching and learning. The network of FACET members at IU consists of nearly 500 award-winning IU faculty members.

"FACET has become widely recognized at Indiana University as both a way to recognize excellent teaching and a means to provide networking and programs that support the scholarship of teaching and learning," said Applegate. "It is a unique organization at IU in its ability to bring together faculty from all eight campuses."

Larry Richards, executive vice chancellor for academic affairs at IU East, will chair the committee, which includes FACET members from various IU campuses. The committee will recommend finalists to Applegate, IUPUI Chancellor Charles Bantz and IU Bloomington Provost Karen Hanson, with a goal of having a new director in place by January.

In addition to Richards, members of the search committee include:

  • Anne Allen, professor of fine arts, IU Southeast
  • Matthew Auer, dean, Hutton Honors College, IU Bloomington
  • Linda Chen, assistant vice chancellor for academic affairs, IU South Bend
  • Eugenia Fernandez, associate professor of computer technology, IUPUI
  • Susan Hendricks, associate professor of nursing, IU Kokomo
  • Dorothy Ige, professor of communications, IU Northwest

More information about the FACET director search, including the full position posting, can be found at: http://www.iu.edu/~vpurapp/recruitment/FACETDirector.shtml.

For more information about FACET, go to: http://www.facet.iupui.edu/index.php.