Three finalists for the position of dean of the University of Wyoming’s College of Education are scheduled to give public presentations beginning Monday, March 23.

Matt Keefer, professor and former chair of the Division of Educational Psychology, Research and Evaluation at the University of Missouri-St. Louis, will speak Monday, March 23, from 4:15-5:15 p.m. in Room 138 of the Berry Biodiversity Conservation Center.

Verl Pope, professor of counseling and chair of the Department of Counseling, Social Work and Leadership at Northern Kentucky University, will speak Monday, March 30, from 4:15-5:15 p.m. in Room 138 of the Berry Center.

Paul Gore, associate professor of educational psychology and director of the Office of Institutional Analysis at the University of Utah, is scheduled to speak Friday, April 3, from 4-5 p.m. in Room 138 of the Berry Center.

Candidates who already have visited campus are Ray Reutzel, professor of early literacy and director of the Emma Eccles Jones Early Childhood Education Center at Utah State University; and Richard Lomax, professor and associate dean for research and administration at Ohio State University’s College of Education and Human Ecology.

More information about the candidates is available at

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