The Idaho State Board of Education has named five finalists for the presidency of Boise State University. Each is visiting campus for one day.
Faculty and staff are invited to attend an open forum with Daniel Weeks from 1:15-2:15 p.m. Friday, April 27. A student open forum will be held from 2:30-3:30 p.m. Both forums are in the Simplot Ballroom BDE, Student Union Building.
A community reception also will be open to the public from 5-7 p.m. at the Alumni and Friends Center.
Weeks has served as president and vice chancellor at the University of Northern British Columbia since 2014. Under his leadership the university has twice been named the top university in Canada in its category and recently was recognized by Times Higher Education as among the top 4 percent of universities in the world.
He previously was the vice president for research at the University of Lethbridge and served in numerous academic roles over 16 years at Simon Fraser University, including chair of the Department of Psychology, founding member of the Institute for Health Research and Education, and the graduate program chair of the School of Kinesiology.
Weeks holds a Ph.D. in Experimental Psychology from Auburn University, a Master of Science in Kinesiology from Mcmaster University and a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from the University of Windsor.