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University Press Director Candidates to Visit Campus

Posted by Monte Maxwell.
September 5th, 2014

Three candidates for West Virginia University Press Director will visit campus this month.

“We have three extraordinary individuals as finalist in our search for a director of the WVU Press,” said James Harms, WVU professor of English and chair of the press director search committee. “Each would bring a wealth of experience and knowledge. I encourage everyone to attend the upcoming forums to learn about and meet the candidates.”

Candidates will be meeting with University and college administrators as well as library faculty and staff at the public sessions.

Candidates include: Henry Carrigan, Assistant Director & Senior Editor, Northwestern University Press, will be on campus Sept. 15; Joyce Harrison, Acquiring Editor, Kent State University Press, Sept. 17; and Derek Krissoff, Editor in Chief, University of Nebraska Press, Sept. 16. All forums will be held form 1-2 p.m. in room 104 of the Downtown Campus Library.

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