VT NEWS | August 29, 2019

The Office of the Vice President for Research and Innovation is hosting a town hall to discuss the recruitment planning for the executive director position of the Fralin Life Sciences Institute.   This event is open to the university community.

Don Taylor, interim Vice President for Research and Innovation, Sally Morton, interim director of the Fralin Life Sciences Institute and dean of the College of Science, and Stefan Duma, search chair and executive director of the Institute for Critical Technology and Applied Science, will provide an overview and vision for the institute, review the search timeline and answer related questions.

Consulting firm Korn Ferry, who has been retained by the university to lead a national search, will be facilitating the discussion in preparation of this important recruitment effort.

The town hall session will be held in the conference center in Steger Hall on Monday, September 9, 2019 from 10:30 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.  Zoom videoconferencing will be available for this discussion:  https://virginiatech.zoom.us/s/860547172, meeting ID 860 547 172.  Confidential inquiries, nominations, and application materials should be directed to Korn Ferry via email (vt-fralin@kornferry.com).