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Austin Peay State University Presidential Advisory Search Committee to Hold First Meeting

Organizational Meeting Will Set Ground Rules, Schedule for Remainder of Process.
Organizational Meeting Will Set Ground Rules, Schedule for Remainder of Process.

The Austin Peay State University Presidential Search Advisory Committee, charged with recommending 3 to 5 finalists for the position of president to TBR Chancellor Charles Manning, will hold its first meeting Wednesday, February 28, at 12:45 p.m. in the Iris Room of the University Center on the APSU campus. The committee, chaired by Regent Bob Thomas, is expected to reach decisions on a schedule, process and decision-making approach for the remainder of the search. The members of the search committee are as follows:

Mr. Robert P. Thomas, Chair
TBR MEMBER
Nashville, TN

Mrs. Judy Gooch
TBR MEMBER
Oak Ridge, TN

Mr. Millard Oakley
TBR MEMBER
Livingston, TN

Mr. Howard Roddy
TBR MEMBER
Hixson, TN

Mr. J. Stanley Rogers
TBR MEMBER
Tullahoma, TN

Mr. Mike MacDowell
ALUMNI REPRESENTATIVE
President, Alumni Association

Dr. John Foote
FACULTY REPRESENTATIVE
Faculty Senate President
Professor of Chemistry
Austin Peay State University

Dr. Rebecca Glass
FACULTY REPRESENTATIVE
Professor, Health and Human Performance
Austin Peay State University

Mr. Steve Wilson
STAFF REPRESENTATIVE
Staff Council President
Web Designer
Austin Peay State University

Dr. Charles Pinder
ADMINISTRATIVE REPRESENTATIVE
Dean of Graduate Studies
Austin Peay State University

Mr. Nick Pitts
STUDENT REPRESENTATIVE
President, Student Government Association
Austin Peay State University

Mr. Bryan Huffman
STUDENT REPRESENTATIVE
Austin Peay State University

Ms. Khandra Smalley
BUSINESS AND COMMUNITY REPRESENTATIVE
Vice Chair for Business Development, Chamber of Commerce
Assistant Vice President, F&M Bank
Clarksville, TN

Ms. Sally Armstrong
COMMUNITY-AT-LARGE REPRESENTATIVE
Clarksville-Montgomery County Schools
Director of Curriculum and Instruction
Clarksville, TN

Mr. Evans Harvill
COMMUNITY-AT-LARGE REPRESENTATIVE
Attorney
Clarksville, TN

Dr. Phil Roe
COMMUNITY-AT-LARGE REPRESENTATIVE
Chairman-elect of APSU Foundation
Johnson City, TN

All meetings of the presidential search advisory committee are open to the press and the public as observers.

The Tennessee Board of Regents is the nation's sixth largest higher education system, governing 45 post-secondary educational institutions. The TBR system includes six universities, 13 two-year colleges and 26 technology centers, providing programs in 90 of Tennessee's 95 counties to over 180,000 students.