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The search committees for the vice president for student affairs, the dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, and the director of Canisius opportunity programs have been created. Please join me in thanking the following individuals for their willingness to accept this responsibility and to commit their wisdom and time to this important work.

Search Committee for the Vice President for Student Affairs

  • Katie Costanzo, Associate Professor of Biology
  • Marya Grande, Associate Professor of Teacher Education
  • Eileen Herbert, Chief Communications Officer/Director of College Communications
  • Mark Hodin, Professor of English
  • Peg McCarthy, chair, Vice President for Academic Affairs
  • Avyana Morehead, President of the Afro-American Society
  • Craig Rogers, Associate Professor of Economics and Finance


Search Committee for the Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences

  • Richard Bailey, Chair and Associate Professor of History
  • Jennifer Desiderio, co-chair, Associate Professor of English
  • Paolo Fajardo-Hayward, Associate Professor of Political Science
  • Michael Forest, Chair and Associate Professor of Philosophy
  • Jeffrey Lindauer, co-chair, Dean of the School of Education and Human Services
  • Jeffrey McConnell, Chair and Professor of Computer Science
  • Sara Morris, Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs and Professor of Biology
  • Sarah Signorino, Director of Mission and Identity


Search Committee for the Director of Canisius Opportunity Programs

  • Caitlin Daley, Housing Coordinator Student Life
  • Jennifer Herrmann, chair, Interim Director of the Griff Center for Academic Engagement
  • Mary Koehneke, Associate Director of the Center for Student Records and Financial Services
  • Monika McFoy, Senior Counselor for the Griff Center for Academic Engagement
  • Erin Robinson, Chair and Professor of Sociology, Criminal Justice, and Environmental Studies
  • Timothy Servoss, Associate Professor of Psychology

Submitted by: Margaret C. McCarthy, PhD, vice president, Academic Affairs