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Presidential Search

William E. Kirwan, chancellor of the University System of Maryland, has announced the appointment of the search and screening committee for the next president of the University of Baltimore, one of the university system's 12 institutions.

The chair of the search and screening committee is Marie Van Deusen, J.D. '89, a senior vice president with Morgan Stanley Smith Barney and a longtime member of the UB Foundation Board of Directors.

The other members of the committee are:

  • Laura Koppes Bryan, dean of the Yale Gordon College of Arts and Sciences  
  • Sydney Comitz, president of the Student Government Association and a junior majoring in business administration
  • Daniel Gerlowski, professor of economics in the Merrick School of Business and president of the UB Faculty Senate
  • Lenneal Henderson, Distinguished Professor in the School of Public and International Affairs in the College of Public Affairs
  • Sasha Hudson, associate comptroller and a member of the UB Staff Senate
  • David Jaros, assistant professor in the School of Law
  • James Nolan, '74, member of the UB Foundation Board of Directors and managing partner at Council, Baradel, Kosmerl & Nolan
  • Jeffrey Sawyer, professor in the Division of Legal, Ethical and Historical Studies in the Yale Gordon College of Arts and Sciences;
  • Thomas Slater, '81, member of the USM Board of Regents and liaison to the board, and principal partner with Slater & Slater
  • Christine Spencer, associate professor in the School of Health and Human Services and the School of Public and International Affairs in the College of Public Affairs and a member of the UB Faculty Senate
  • Alicia Tatum, graduate student in Legal and Ethical Studies and a member of the Student Government Association     
  • Katie Ryan, senior adviser to Chancellor William E. Kirwan and liaison to the Office of the USM Chancellor
  • Susan Schubert, staff to the search committee and executive director for presidential operations and projects in the UB Office of the President.

All inquiries, nominations, questions, etc. should go to UBaltPres@wittkieffer.com.