April 6, 2004

The public is invited to open forums being presented by the dean candidates for the Montana State University College of Nursing.

The candidates will be at MSU and their presentations will be seen via video conferencing in Billings, Missoula and Great Falls between April 12 and 30, said Rich Semenik, chairperson of the search committee and dean of the College of Business.

The presentations include:
--Kenneth Burns at 9 a.m. April 12
--Jill Hayes at 10 a.m. April 15
--Elizabeth Nichols 10 a.m. April 26
--Jean Ballantyne at 9 a.m. April 30

In Bozeman, the presentation will be in the MSU Engineering and Physical Sciences Building at the corner of south Seventh and Grant in room 126. In Billings, the video conference presentation can be seen on the MSU-Billings College of Education and Human Sciences Building, 1500 N. 30th Street, Room 159. In Great Falls, the video conference presentation is at the Great Falls College of Technology, 2100 16th Avenue South in Room B-103. In Missoula the video conference presentation can be seen in the University of Montana's Gallagher Building at the corner of Arthur and Eddy in Room 104.

The successful candidate will fill the position vacated by Lea Acord, who left the post to take an opportunity in Wisconsin. More information is available on the finalists at:


Contact: Rich Semenik (406) 994-4423, Karen McIntosh (406) 994-2671

April 05, 2004 - MSU News Service