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2 more candidates for dean of College of Science and Math visit APSU

Joining three previously interviewed candidates, two more will visit Austin Peay State University in February to interview for the position of dean of the College of Science and Mathematics, according to Dr. Charles Pinder, dean of the College of Graduate Studies and chair of the Search Committee.

Dr. Thomas G. Wheeler will be on campus Feb. 9-10, and Dr. Samuel Zeveloff on Feb. 13-14.
Joining three previously interviewed candidates, two more will visit Austin Peay State University in February to interview for the position of dean of the College of Science and Mathematics, according to Dr. Charles Pinder, dean of the College of Graduate Studies and chair of the Search Committee.

Dr. Thomas G. Wheeler will be on campus Feb. 9-10, and Dr. Samuel Zeveloff on Feb. 13-14.

Faculty, staff and students are invited to attend brief talks followed by open forums with Wheeler beginning at 1 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 9 in Room E106B, Sundquist Science Complex, and with Zeveloff beginning at 1:30 p.m., Monday, Feb. 13 in the same location.

Wheeler is professor and director of molecular biosciences for the Ph.D. program, Arkansas State University, Jonesboro.

He earned his doctorate in physiology from the University of Texas and the Bachelor of Science in Electronic Engineering from the University of Houston.

Among his significant activities, Wheeler developed and implemented Arkansas State University's new Ph.D. program in molecular biosciences and spearheaded the formulation of a Louisiana Environmental Research Center with external funding.

Zeveloff is department chair and professor of zoology at Weber State University, Ogden, Utah.

He earned a bachelor's degree in science and mathematics from SUNY-Binghamton. His M.S. Ed. in Science Education is from The City College of New York, and his M.S in Wildlife Biology, from North Carolina State University. He earned his Ph.D. in Zoology from the University of Wyoming.

Prior to teaching at Weber State, past experience includes stints at North Carolina State University and the University of Wyoming.

He has published four books, 17 refereed publications and eight non-refereed articles. Among his significant activities, he received the 2005 Exemplary Collaboration Award at Weber State University for initiating the institution's Holocaust Commemoration. In 2000, he received the Spencer L. Seager Teaching Award for outstanding teaching in Weber State University's College of Science.

The campus community is encouraged to attend the talks and forums, listed above, for each of these candidates.

For more information, telephone Pinder at 221-7415. — Dennie B. Burke