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Posted by Rich Miller emailEVANSVILLE, IN Dr. Thomas A. Kazee has been named as the University of Evansville 23rd president.Kazee, who currently serves as the Provost and Executive Vice President of Furman University in South Carolina, was chosen for the position after a nationwide search led by UE Trustees Steve Harkness and Barbara Price. The Board of Trustees elected Kazee in a formal vote earlier in the day.”Throughout this search process, the committee has worked with the singular focus of finding the most qualified candidate to be the next president of the University of Evansville,” said Niel Ellerbrook, chair of the UE Board of Trustees in a news release.”Dr. Kazee not only understands what needs to happen to take UE to the next level he has the knowledge, the experience, and the energy and enthusiasm that will be needed to build on the momentum of the last nine years, and to elevate the University of Evansville to an even higher standard of excellence.”Kazee will assume his duties June 1, replacing Dr. Stephen Jennings, who is retiring after nine years as UE President.”I am extremely excited by this opportunity to lead the University of Evansville into the future,” Kazee said. “Today daunting economic climate has created a critical moment for American higher education one that, I believe, creates a tremendous opportunity for institutions like UE, because it has underscored the critical need for students to develop the lifelong skills and breadth of understanding best nurtured through an education combining the liberal arts with practical, pre professional programs.”I look forward to the challenges that will come as we work to extend the reach and reputation of the University of Evansville, and to become even more effective as we compete for students and resources.”In his seven years at Furman, Kazee has been the chief academic officer, supervising the work of Vice Presidents and Directors in various offices, including Enrollment, Student Life, Computing and Information Services, Sustainability, Grants Administration, and Institutional Research.He served as Acting President during the 2006 07 academic year, and has been directly involved in fundraising for Furman $400 million capital campaign, “Furman Matters,” which has raised $304 million to this point. His efforts have led to substantial donations to support Furman nationally recognized Asian Studies program, faculty development activities, and new science technology, as well as two major new scholarship programs, including a $14 million gift from the Duke Endowment to create the Townes Scholars program.Prior to his arrival at Furman in 2003, Kazee served for 18 years on the faculty at Davidson College, including a decade as Chair of the Department of Political Science, and four years as Dean of the College at the University of the South (Sewanee). in political science from Ohio State University in 1978.Kazee wife Sharon is the Vice President for Arts and Academics and Dean at the South Carolina Governor School for the Arts and Humanities, who is currently completing her doctoral work at the University of South Carolina. They have two children; a daughter, Nicole, who is an Assistant Professor of Political Science at the University of Illinois Chicago, and a son, Geoff, who will begin work this summer as a turf management specialist at Woodmont Country Club in Rockville, Maryland.2010 WFIE. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.Heavy snow causes concerns for some driversHeavy snow causes concerns for some driversUpdated: Sunday, March 11 2018 11:41 PM EDT2018 03 12 03:41:17 GMTWFIEHeavy snows across the tristate made roads slick Sunday night. Indiana State Police officials say they were called to many reports of slide offs and minor accidents after heavy snows pounded the tristate.Heavy snows across the tristate made roads slick Sunday night. Indiana State Police officials say they were called to many reports of slide offs and minor accidents after heavy snows pounded the tristate.Red Cross offering free smoke alarm installation, testingRed Cross offering free smoke alarm installation, testingUpdated: Sunday, March 11 2018 10:46 PM EDT2018 03 12 02:46:08 GMTLocal business owner publishes motivational bookLocal business owner publishes motivational bookUpdated: Sunday, March 11 2018 5:54 PM EDT2018 03 11 21:54:10 GMT
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