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Open forums for vice chancellor for research and graduate school dean.

Three candidates for vice chancellor for research and graduate school dean at Southern Illinois University Carbondale will meet with faculty, staff and students during a series of virtual open forums this week, beginning Tuesday, April 12.

The candidates, in alphabetical order, with their CVs, are:

  • Mohammad S. Alam, special assistant to the vice president for research and graduate studies at Texas A&M-Kingsville.
  • Wesley Eugene Stites, associate vice chancellor for research and innovation at the University of Arkansas.
  • Costas Tsatsoulis, vice provost of graduate education, Missouri University of Science and Technology.

During their respective virtual forums via Zoom, the candidates will discuss their vision for research on campus and the graduate school, followed by a Q&A. The open forums are in conjunction with each of the candidates’ interviews.

All three of the open forums will occur from noon to 12:45 p.m. The open forum schedule with Zoom registration link is:

  • Tuesday, April 12 — Mohammad S. Alam. Register here for the Zoom link.
  • Wednesday, April 13 — Wesley Eugene Stites. Register here for the Zoom link.
  • Friday, April 15 — Costas Tsatsoulis. Register here for the Zoom link.

Separate pre-registration is required for each open forum. An automated email will be sent to you with a link to the open forum. A panel of faculty, staff and student representatives will ask each candidate a series of questions following their presentation.

Click Here to submit your Candidate Evaluation.