Vice president open forums to be held
North Idaho College is hosting four, open-session forums next week for the four finalists who have been selected for the vice president for the student services position formerly held by Eric Murray.
North Idaho College is hosting four, open-session forums next week for the four finalists who have been selected for the vice president for the student services position formerly held by Eric Murray. The community is invited to attend the sessions and give feedback to the college search team.
Each of the four forums will be held from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. in the Lake Coeur d’Alene Room of NIC’s Edminster Student Union Building. The four finalists and the day they visit campus are:
Monday, Aug. 23: Ron Shade
Tuesday, Aug. 24: Sheldon Nord
Wednesday, Aug. 25: Graydon Stanley
Thursday, Aug. 26: Sharon Kipetz
The vice president for student services manages the college’s enrollment and student services, the Children’s Center and the Schuler Performing Arts Center. The position is one of four vice president positions directly under NIC President Priscilla Bell. In June, Murray resigned from the NIC position to accept the position of president of Cascadia Community College in Washington state.
Ron Shade – Shade is currently vice president of student development at Georgia Highlands College in Rome, Ga. He previously worked as dean of student services at Kingwood College in Kingwood, Texas as well as vice president for student services at St. Charles Community College in St. Peters, Mo. Shade graduated from Illinois State University with a doctorate in higher education administration.
Sheldon Nord – Nord was most recently the vice president for student affairs and then president/CEO of Universitas Pelita Harapan in Indonesia. He previously worked as dean of students at Weber State in Ogden, Utah and vice president of student affairs at Oregon Institute of Technology in Klamath Falls, Ore. Nord graduated from Indiana University with a doctorate in higher education.
Graydon Stanley – Stanley is currently the dean of students at College of Southern Idaho in Twin Falls. He worked previously as the assistant director of admissions and director of development at College of Idaho in Caldwell. Stanley graduated from the College of Idaho with a master’s degree in education counseling.
Sharon Kipetz – Kipetz is currently vice president for student affairs at Shepherd University in Shepherdstown, W.Va. She worked previously as dean of students at the University of Connecticut and as interim dean of students at the University of Massachusetts.