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VP for Diversity candidates' open forums May 3-6

April 29, 2010

The search committee for Vice President for Diversity has been given permission to invite four individuals to interview for this position.

In alphabetical order, the Vice President for Diversity candidates are:

  • Blane Harding - director of Advising, Recruitment and Retention, College of Liberal Arts
  • Arlene Nededog - director, Undergraduate Retention Programs, College of Natural Sciences
  • Mary Ontiveros - associate vice president, Division of Enrollment and Access
  • Irene Vernon - professor/chair, Ethnic Studies Department, assistant to dean, College of Liberal Arts

Full copies of their resumes are available at

Excellent group of candidates

We feel this is an excellent group of candidates and are pleased with the progress of the search.

The search committee invites you to participate in the interview process at the campus and community open forums.

Participate in the interview process

The interview times and locations reserved for these Open Forums are as follows:

  • Arlene Nededog, Monday, May 3, 2:30 – 3:30 p.m., Lory Student Center Theatre
  • Irene Vernon, Tuesday, May 4, 2:30 – 3:30 p.m., Lory Student Center Room 214/16
  • Mary Ontiveros, Wednesday, May 5, 2:30 – 3:30 p.m., Lory Student Center Room 203/05
  • Blane Harding, Thursday, May 6, 2:30 – 3:30 p.m., Lory Student Center Room 203/05

We look forward to your participation and to receiving your feedback. Forms will be available at the interview session or online.


Blanche M. Hughes, Ph.D.
Chair, Search Committee
Vice President for Student Affairs
Acting Vice President for Diversity
Colorado State University

Contact: Kim Okamoto
Phone: (970) 491-3593