University of Nebraska President J.B. Milliken has named a search committee for the next chancellor of the NU Medical Center.
Earlier this year, Harold Maurer, who has been UNMC chancellor since 1998, announced his plans to step down June 30 to lead fundraising efforts for the UNMC cancer center project.
The 14-member search committee named by Milliken includes representatives of the faculty, administration, student body and private sector to identify, recruit and recommend candidates.
The committee chairman will be James Linder, professor of pathology and microbiology at UNMC. Other members:
» Mogens Bay, chairman and chief executive officer, Valmont Industries, and board member at the Nebraska Medical Center.
» Linda Cunningham, human resources diversity specialist, UNMC.
» Kilie Donovan, third-year student, UNMC College of Medicine.
» Ayman El-Mohandes, dean, College of Public Health.
» Kevin Garvin, chairman of orthopaedic surgery, College of Medicine.
» Patricia Hageman, professor of physical therapy education, UNMC School of Allied Health Professions.
» Gerald Luckey, Butler County Clinic.
» Jeffrey Payne, associate dean for research, UNMC College of Dentistry.
» Juliann Sebastian, dean, College of Nursing.
» Cory Shaw, chief administrative officer, College of Medicine, and chief executive officer, UNMC Physicians.
» Maria Vazquez, associate vice president for student affairs, Metropolitan Community College.
» Jonathan Vennerstrom, professor of pharmaceutical sciences, UNMC College of Pharmacy.
» Julie Vose, professor of internal medicine, Division of Hematology & Oncology.
The committee will work with Isaacson, Miller, a firm with extensive health science center experience. Milliken hopes to have a permanent chancellor in place by July 1.