Today’s scheduled visit of the first finalist for the number-two position in the IUP administration has been postponed due to a death in the candidate's family.
DonnaJean Fredeen of Southern Connecticut State University was supposed to be on campus today and tomorrow, but her visit will be rescheduled. She is one of four finalists for the Provost/Vice President of Academic Affairs post currently held by Gerald Intemann, who is retiring. Freeden has been dean of the School of Arts & Sciences atSouthern Connecticutsince 2001 and was interim dean for three years prior to that.
The other finalists, who have not yet been publicly identified, are scheduled to visit later in the month, one this Thursday and Friday, one next Monday and Tuesday, and the final candidate on October 18th and 19th.