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Community Invited to Meet SSU Presidential Candidates


January 28


Members of the SSU and Portsmouth community are invited to meet Dr. Ronald Nowaczyk Feb. 2.

Members of the Shawnee State University and Portsmouth community are invited to attend a reception to meet Dr. Ronald Nowaczyk, a candidate for the presidency of the university, at 7 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 2 in the Sodexo Ballroom on the second floor of the University Center.

A similar reception will be held Feb. 9 for presidential candidate Rick Kurtz.

Dr. Nowaczyk is the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs at Clarion University of Pennsylvania, where he has served since 2011. Previously, he held leadership positions as Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences at the University of New Haven, West Haven, Connecticut, and Associate Vice Chancellor for Economic and Community Development at East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina.

Dr. Nowaczyk earned his Ph.D. and a Master of Arts in Psychology at Miami University and a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology at Northwestern University.

More information about the presidential search, including candidates and visit agendas, is available online at www.shawnee.edu/presidential-search. The site also includes a link for community members to provide feedback and comments.


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