The fourth and last finalist for the position of assistant director at the Center for Black Culture & Research at West Virginia University will visit the campus on Thursday, March 15.

Bruce Mitchell, the assistant director of Upward Bound Classic Retention Services at Kent State University, will meet with WVU student leaders and other key members from the administration.

The WVU community will have an opportunity to ask questions of the candidate during an open forum from 2:30-3:30 p.m. in the Mountaineer Room of the Mountainlair.

Previous candidates brought to campus for the position include Curtis Proctor, student life skills instructor at Bethune-Cookman University; Maurice Gipson, executive director of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc.; and James Jackson, adjunct faculty in the Office of Student Success at Owens Community College, Findlay Campus.

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CONTACT: Marjorie Fuller, WVU Center for Black Culture and Research

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