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Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology President Search Committee Named
May 17, 2012
Chairman of the Board of Trustees William Fenoglio announced
today that fellow trustee William Schindel has agreed to serve as
chairman of the search committee to select the next president of
Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology.
The search committee will narrow the field of candidates and
make a recommendation of the finalists to the Board of Trustees.
The next president will succeed Matt Branam, who died suddenly on
"Bill Schindel is committed to the future path of Rose-Hulman
and will provide excellent leadership to guide this process
forward," said Fenoglio. "As a longtime trustee, successful
entrepreneur and engineer, and former faculty member at
Rose-Hulman, Bill has a unique perspective on our current
Schindel is president of ICTT System Sciences of Terre Haute. He
has been very active with his alma mater since earning bachelor's
and master's degrees in mathematics. As a trustee, Schindel is
currently the chairman of the academic affairs committee and serves
on the executive and planning committee. He has also been active
with The "Great" Debate, the institute's current strategic planning
The search committee is comprised of trustees David Hannum,
Chris Mack, Darin Moody and Andy Williams; faculty representatives
Patsy Brackin, Kay C Dee, Ed Doering and Craig Downing;
administration and staff representatives Sarah Forbes, Jim Goecker,
Kevin Hewerdine, and Kristen Loyd; alumni representative Jeff
Myers; and student representative Nick Addante.
"We will conduct the search by employing best practices from the
nation's finest higher education institutions," said Fenoglio. The
process may take a year to complete.