Extension VP finalists to visit campus over next two weeks

Five finalists have been identified in the search for the next vice president of Iowa State University Extension and Outreach. The successful candidate will succeed John Lawrence, who is retiring in 2023. The finalists are scheduled to visit campus on these dates:

  • Candidate 1, Oct. 27-28
  • Candidate 2, Oct. 31-Nov. 1
  • Candidate 3, Nov. 3-4
  • Candidate 4, Nov. 14-15
  • Candidate 5, Nov. 17-18

Public forums

The names of candidates will be made public one business day before their visit. Each will meet with faculty and staff, visit a county extension office and hold an open forum in 202 Carver on the first day of their visit:

  • Candidate 1, Thursday, Oct. 27, 2 p.m.
  • Candidate 2, Monday Oct. 31, 2 p.m.
  • Candidate 3, Thursday, Nov. 3, 3 p.m.
  • Candidate 4, Monday, Nov. 14, 2 p.m.
  • Candidate 5, Thursday, Nov. 17, 3 p.m.

The open forums will be livestreamed for faculty, staff and extension council members, and those links will be made available with the announcement of each candidate. The sessions will be recorded and made available after all the finalist visits are completed.

Check the provost's office search page for details about the finalists as they become available. The search committee encourages individuals to use the form on the search page to submit feedback on the finalists.


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