Clarke, Hermiller, Hope are finalists to lead Graduate Studies

Editor's Note: This article originally appeared in Nebraska Today on Thursday, June 17, 2021.

The University of Nebraska–Lincoln has announced three finalists for its next associate vice chancellor and dean of graduate education. The dean is responsible for the administration of academic support for more than 4,000 graduate students in approximately 170 graduate degree and certificate programs.

The candidates will participate in multiple-day, online interviews and virtual public presentations between June 21-29.

The finalists, listed by public presentation date, are:

  • June 22 — Jennifer Clarke, professor of food science and technology, director of the Quantitative Life Sciences Initiative at Nebraska, and Nebraska Food for Health Center member
  • June 24 — Susan Hermiller, Willa Cather professor and graduate chair of mathematics; and
  • June 29 — Debra Hope, Aaron Douglas professor and inaugural Inclusive Excellence Chair of Psychology.

Additional candidate information, including Zoom webinar links for the public presentations, is available on the associate vice chancellor and dean of graduate education search website.

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