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  March 27, 2000

Candidate for Chancellor To Visit
Campus This Week

Catherine A. Davy, senior vice president and provost at Adelphi University, and a candidate for the position of chancellor, will visit the campus on March 26, 27, and 28.

Davy, the chief academic officer at the Garden City, N.Y. university, which has 6,200 students, will meet with the president, administrators, students, faculty, and members of the University Senate. A schedule of her visit and biographical information about her accomplishments are posted on the Chancellor's web page.


University faculty and staff are invited to an open discussion with Chancellor Candidate Kate Davy, Senior Vice Pesident and Provost at Adelphi University, on Monday, March 27 from 3:30 to 5 p.m. in the Ballroom of Rome Commons on South Campus. Search Committee Chair Ron Taylor will moderate.

Davy, who joined Adelphi last year, formerly worked as dean of the School of the Arts at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, where she authored a five-year strategic plan.

She has also been associate dean of the School of Fine Arts at the University of California at Irvine, dean of the fine arts division at Alverno College in Milwaukee, and associate chair of the Department of Performance Studies at New York University.

She has a bachelor's degree in speech and drama from Clarke College in Dubuque, Iowa, and an M.A. and Ph.D. from New York University.

The search for chancellor began last year after Mark Emmert left UConn to become chancellor of Louisiana State University. The search committee is also talking with other candidates at this time, said Arthur Brodeur, special assistant to the

Karen A. Grava