Campus News

Forum at 4 p.m. Today for Third Candidate for UK Provost

LEXINGTON, Ky. (April 25, 2013) ― The third of three University of Kentucky provost candidates to officially visit campus is Christine Riordan, dean of the Daniels College of Business at the University of Denver. She will participate in an open forum at 4 p.m. today, Thursday, April 25, in the Great Hall on the second floor of the M.I. King Building.

The forum can also be seen on UKNow via live stream beginning at 4 p.m. (Requires Windows Media Player; Mac users may need to install Flip4Mac to view.)

Riordan is a frequent national commentator on leadership development and workplace diversity. The Daniels College of Business, with about 3,000 students, is the eighth oldest business school in the country and is nationally ranked in publications such as Businessweek, The Financial Times, U.S. News & World Report and Forbes.

If capacity is reached at the forum site, an overflow room has been established in Room 205 of the Little Fine Arts Library, just across from M.I. King, where the live stream will be shown on a large screen.

During the forum, the candidate will speak briefly and then take written questions from the audience. A member of the search committee will serve as moderator to facilitate the forum.

Questions also can be submitted via email at or via twitter at UK’s news twitter account, @UKnewsroom, which is another place where you can follow the forums.

Any feedback to the search committee regarding the candidates should be submitted no later than 10 p.m. Friday, April 26. The video presentations will be archived and available on the Provost search website – – until Friday evening.