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Community Invited to Meet SSU Presidential Candidate Rick Kurtz


February 4


Members of the SSU and Portsmouth community are invited to meet Dr. Rick Kurtz Feb. 9.

Members of the Shawnee State University and Portsmouth community are invited to attend a reception to meet Dr. Rick Kurtz, a candidate for the presidency of the university, at 7 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 9 in the Sodexo Ballroom on the second floor of the University Center.

Dr. Kurtz is Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences at Ferris State University in Big Rapids, Michigan. Previously, he served as an associate dean in the College of Humanities and Social and Behavioral Sciences at Central Michigan University in Mt. Pleasant, Michigan.

Kurtz earned a Ph.D. in Political Science at Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado; a Master of Arts in Public Administration at University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia; and a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science at the University of Alaska, Anchorage, Alaska.

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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