Regional Campuses — August 30, 2017

Ohio State Mansfield Dean and Director Search Committee

Dear Colleagues:

I write to announce the search committee members for the dean and director of The Ohio State University at Mansfield. Bill MacDonald, dean and director of The Ohio State University at Newark and executive dean of the regional campuses, has agreed to serve as the search committee’s chair. Other search committee members include:

  • Rachel Bowen, associate professor, political science
  • Terri Teal Bucci, associate professor, mathematics education
  • Mike Carroll, undergraduate student
  • Tom Gregoire, dean, College of Social Work
  • Donna Hight, assistant director of student life
  • Michael Howard, chair, Mansfield Board
  • Steven Joyce, associate professor, Germanic Languages and Literatures
  • Michelle Kowalski, associated faculty, sociology
  • Philip Mazzocco, associate professor, psychology
  • Ryan J. Schmiesing, vice provost for strategic planning and implementation, Office of Academic Affairs
  • Renee Thompson, coordinator for diversity and inclusion

I look forward to giving the committee its charge and launching the search. Please join me in thanking our search committee members for their service to the Mansfield campus, to the university and beyond.


Bruce A. McPheron, PhD
Executive Vice President and Provost