AU Presidential Selection Committee Invitation

Athabasca University has established a search committee for a new AU president to succeed Dr. Frits Pannekoek in 2014. Students are invited to attend a consultation meeting via teleconference or in person. Details are below. AUSU strongly encourages member participation in these consultations to ensure that students take a strong role in the future of AU.

The Selection Committee has a broad representation from the University community; furthermore, all staff and students will have an opportunity through the consultations (see below), and through their committee representatives, to provide input to the Committee on the selection criteria.

Date/Time: Monday, September 16, 2013 , 6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. MST

Location: AU Calgary, Room S6024, Bow Valley College South Campus, 6th floor 345-6 Avenue S.E. Calgary

Teleconference: Participant pass code: 79494#
? North America: 1.877.385.4099
? Edmonton: 780.421.1483
? Calgary: 403.232.0994

Topics for discussion:

? What do you consider to be the major issues/opportunities/challenges that will face AU and its leaders over the next few years?

? In light of these, what characteristics should we be looking for in the next President?