Chancellor Kirwan Appoints Coppin State University Presidential Search and Screening Committee
Adelphi, MD (Nov. 21, 2014)-William E. Kirwan, chancellor of the
University System of Maryland (USM), today announced his appointment of the
search and screening committee for the president of Coppin State University
(CSU), one of the university system's 12 institutions.
Mortimer H. Neufville
began a two-year term as CSU president in July 2013. Prior to that appointment,
Neufville served as interim president for six months following Reginald Avery's
resignation from the presidency. The goal is to have the new president named by
July 1, 2015.
The chair of the search
and screening committee is Michael E. Cryor, president of The Cryor Group, a
strategic communications firm in Baltimore.
The other members of the
committee, which includes representatives from Coppin's faculty, staff,
students, and alumni, and from the greater community, are:
Emmanuel Anoruo, professor and chair of the CSU
Department of Accounting and Management Information Systems
Christopher Brittan-Powell, professor in the CSU
College of Behavioral and Social Sciences and member of the CSU Faculty Senate
Nicole Barmore, Esq., an attorney with Baltimore
City's State's Attorney Office and CSU alumna
Thelma Daley, counselor-educator and
Nayo Carter Gray, board member of the CSU Alumni
Rodrick Johnson, president of the CSU Student
Sherrye Larkins, chair of the CSU Staff Senate
Marjorie Miles, chair of the CSU Department of
Teaching and Learning, School of Education
Crystal Mosley, CSU controller
Neil Muldrow, adviser to the CSU College of
Nayna Philipsen, chair of the CSU Faculty Senate
and professor in the CSU College of Health Professions
The Honorable Catherine Pugh, Maryland State
Alicia Ritchie, Esq., member of the CSU
Foundation Board and CSU alumna.
USM Regents Barry Gossett
and Frank Reid are serving as the liaisons to the Board of Regents. John Wolfe,
a USM associate vice chancellor for academic affairs, is serving as the liaison
to the chancellor.
The committee's work will
conclude with its recommendation of finalists for consideration by the
chancellor and the Board of Regents. The board will make the final selection.
For more information
about Coppin State University, visit: www.coppin.edu.
Contact: Anne Moultrie