formeroustudent

Seems to me that the Board made a good choice. Although I don't know Dean Harroz personally, he is an OU graduate with a long history of working on behalf of the University in positions of considerable responsibility. And even if he does have ties to our former President, he cannot be faulte…

Interesting article that made some good points, and probably several with which readers will agree, especially if they are not well versed in executive searches in academia. Transparency is important at the point of gathering input from constituents groups (students, faculty, staff, etc.) ab…

It is interesting that the search process is credited with being the source of a failed administration. Confidential searches are not bad in themselves and they do encourage deeper pools of qualified applicants who might otherwise be reluctant to apply. But however we get there (by ignoring …