Finalists named for dean of MU journalism school

Feb 2, 2015

Clockwise: Sonya Forte Duhé, David D. Kurpius, Esther Thorson and Thor Wasbotten
Credit Missouri School of Journalism

Four finalists were announced today by Provost Garnett Stokes and Deputy Provost Ken Deanon. Each candidate will visit the campus for interviews and participate in an open forum .

The finalists include Sonya Forte Duhe, a director and professor at the School of Mass Communications at Loyola University; David D. Kurpius, a professor and vice chancellor at Louisiana State University; Esther Thorson, a professor and associate dean for graduate study at MU's Reynolds Journalism Institute; and Thor Wasbotten, a director and professor of journalism at Kent State University. 

Duhe is scheduled to visit MU first on February 11-14, followed by Kurpius from February 15-18, Thorson February 22-24, and Wasbotten on February 25-28.