President announces S&T chancellor search, committee

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On August 23, 2018

University of Missouri System President Mun Choi announced Aug. 21 the start of a nationwide search for the position of chancellor at Missouri S&T. The system’s HR Executive Initiatives team will lead the search.

Following nominations by Missouri S&T constituency groups, Choi named members to the search committee. The search committee includes:


  • Dr. Francisca Oboh-Ikuenobe, professor of geology and biological sciences
  • Tom Voss, alumnus and trustee


  • Beth Abner, past chair of Staff Council
  • Palash Kumar Bhowmik, chair of the Council of Graduate Students
  • Dr. Michael Bruening, chair of Faculty Senate
  • Dr. Joel Burken, Curators’ Distinguished Professor and chair of civil, architectural and environmental engineering
  • John Cook, chair of Staff Council
  • Marsha Fischer, chief human resources officer for the UM System
  • Dr. Shannon Fogg, professor and chair of history and political science
  • Dr. Xianbiao Hu, assistant professor of civil, architectural and environmental engineering
  • Merilee Krueger, associate teaching professor of psychology and non-tenure-track (NTT) representative
  • Madison Moore, president of Student Council
  • Joan Nesbitt, vice chancellor of University Advancement
  • Stephen W. Rector, president-elect of the Miner Alumni Association
  • Dr. Stephen Roberts, vice provost and dean of the College of Arts, Sciences, and Business
  • Dr. Debra Robinson, vice chancellor of Student Affairs
  • Dr. Sahra Sedigh Sarvestani, associate professor of electrical and computer engineering
  • Sue Simmons, alumna and trustee
  • Dr. Costas Tsatsoulis, vice chancellor of research and dean of graduate studies
  • Dr. G. Dan Waddill, professor of physics
  • Kathryn Walker, alumna and trustee
  • Dr. Richard Wlezien, vice provost and dean of the College of Engineering and Computing
  • Mike Woessner, member of the Miner Alumni Association

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