Harden describes Clayton State experience for campus audience

Thomas K. Harden, the third of four candidates to visit campus as UW-Green Bay seeks a new chancellor, addressed another full house this morning (Wednesday, Dec. 10) in the 1965 Room of the University Union.

Thomas Harden

Thomas Harden

Harden is president of Clayton State University in Georgia. In his opening statement he alluded to a desire to seek new challenges after nine years in his current position, and to being excited about the potential opportunities at UW-Green Bay.

He responded to audience questions for most of the hour-long session. Much of the discussion referred to his experiences at Clayton State; topics included that institution’s enrollment growth during his tenure, program array, diversity efforts and fine arts facilities.

The fourth and final open forum in the series is scheduled for Friday (Dec. 12), also at 11 a.m. in the 1965 Room. The candidate will be Betty Rambur, dean of the College of Nursing and Health Sciences at the University of Vermont.

UW-Green Bay Prof. Denise Scheberle reminded those attending the forum they are invited to share observations about each session and candidate via at http://www.uwgb.edu/chancellorsearch/. Responses will be accepted until 3 p.m. Friday (Dec. 12).

Names are required to log into the survey, but all answers will be kept anonymous.

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