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Candidate for academic director of KU Academic Accelerator Program to participate in public presentation

Monday, May 04, 2015

LAWRENCE — The second of three candidates for academic director of the University of Kansas Academic Accelerator Program will visit campus this week for interviews and a public presentation. 

Lindsay R. Moore, lecturer in the Department of Social Sciences at Boston University, will deliver an open presentation at 10 a.m. Tuesday, May 5, in the Jayhawk Room of the Kansas Union. The topic is “How Do We Best Enable International Students to Flourish at KU?”

The KUAAP is a partnership between KU and Shorelight Education that combines English language instruction through the Applied English Center, academic instruction through the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, and services and support to help students acculturate to a new social, linguistic and academic environment.

Working in collaboration with CLAS and its academic units, the AEC, administrative offices and students, the director will ensure the delivery of a high-quality academic experience for all students in the program.

The name of the final candidate will be announced 48 hours prior to the visit. That candidate’s presentation will be at 11 a.m. Thursday, May 7, in the Centennial Room, Kansas Union

Please provide any candidate feedback directly to the search committee chair: Joe Potts, interim director, Applied English Center, 785-864-4606 or jpotts@ku.edu


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