SC State Announces Vice President for Student Affairs Finalists

Wednesday, July 01, 2009

SC State University, today, announces the names of the three applicants who have been selected as finalists for the vice presidency for student affairs at SC State.

The finalists, listed in alphabetical order, are:


VALERIE S. FIELDS, Ed.D., currently the interim vice president for student affairs and interim executive director of the Real Estate Foundation at South Carolina State University, Orangeburg, S.C.;

CHARLES N. SMITH, Ed.D., currently the associate provost and vice president for student services at Alabama State University, Montgomery, Ala.;

LATHAN E. TURNER, Ed.D., currently the assistant vice chancellor for student life and director of Intercultural student affairs at East Carolina University, Greenville, N.C.


The three finalists will meet with students, faculty, staff, alumni, and community members during their visits to SC State’s campus. Following the campus visit, the finalists will meet with President George E. Cooper who will appoint the next vice president for student affairs at SC State.

Members of the SC State Vice President for Student Affairs Search Committee are: Charlene Johnson, director of Athletics; Lillian Adderson, director of Student Life and Leadership; Dr. Ronald Speight, Associate Professor of Education/Director, Call Me Mister; Sandra Davis, Director of Financial Aid; Zachary Middleton, president SGA; Kay Snider, president of the Staff Senate and graphic artist II; Dr. Carol Apt, professor of Sociology.


Specific stakeholder meeting dates and times is below. They will begin on Monday, July 6, 2009.

INTERVIEW SCHEDULE
Vice President for Student Affairs
July 6 – 9, 2009

Dr. Valerie S. Fields


INTERVIEW
Monday, July 6, 2009

8:30 a.m. – 9:45 a.m. - Campus Tour (Optional)

10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. - Meet with President Cooper
President’s Office

1:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. - Meet with Students
Facilitator: Mr. Zachery Middleton/
Ms. Lillian Adderson

12:30 p.m. – 1:.30 p.m. - Lunch with President’s Cabinet
Bulldog Lounge – Student Center
President’s Dining Room

1:45 p.m. – 2:45 p.m. - Meet with Student Affairs Staff
Bulldog Lounge – Student Center
Facilitator: Mrs. Sandra Davis

3:00 p.m. – 4:15 p.m. - Meet with Faculty/Staff
Bulldog Lounge – Student Center
Facilitator: Dr. Carol Apt/Mrs. Kay Snider

4:15 p.m. - Candidate Departs

INTERVIEW SCHEDULE
Vice President for Student Affairs
July 6 – 9, 2009

Dr. Lathan A. Turner

INTERVIEW
Tuesday, July 7, 2009

8:30 a.m. – 9:45 a.m. - Campus Tour

10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. - Meet with Student Affairs Staff
Bulldog Lounge – Student Center
Facilitator: Mrs. Sandra Davis

11:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. - Meet with Students
Facilitator: Mr. Zachery Middleton/
Ms. Lillian Adderson

12:30 p.m. – 1:.30 p.m. - Lunch with President’s Cabinet
Bulldog Lounge – Student Center
President’s Dining Room

1:45 p.m. – 2:45 p.m. - Meet with President Cooper
President’s Office

3:00 p.m. – 4:15 p.m. - Meet with Faculty/Staff Bulldog Lounge – Student Center
Facilitator: Dr. Carol Apt/Mrs. Kay Snider

4:15 p.m. - Candidate Departs

INTERVIEW SCHEDULE
Vice President for Student Affairs
July 6 – 9, 2009

Dr. Charles N. Smith

INTERVIEW
Thursday, July 9, 2009

8:30 a.m. – 9:45 a.m. - Campus Tour

10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. - Meet with Student Affairs Staff
Bulldog Lounge – Student Center
Facilitator: Mrs. Sandra Davis

11:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. - Meet with Students
Facilitator: Mr. Zachery Middleton/
Ms. Lillian Adderson

12:30 p.m. – 1:.30 p.m. - Lunch with President’s Cabinet
Bulldog Lounge – Student Center
President’s Dining Room

1:45 p.m. – 2:45 p.m. - Meet with Faculty/Staff
Bulldog Lounge – Student Center
Facilitator: Dr. Carol Apt/Mrs. Kay Snider

3:00 p.m. – 4:15 p.m. - Meet with President Cooper
President’s Office

4:15 p.m. - Candidate Departs