John Zomchick News

Tickle College of Engineering Dean Wayne Davis to Retire

Wayne Davis

Tickle College of Engineering Dean Wayne T. Davis has announced his intent to retire early in the summer of 2018. “Dean Davis has been an active and vital member of the university for decades, and his outstanding leadership has helped to bring the college to new levels of nationally recognized excellence,” said Interim Provost John Zomchick.

Campus Reception for Chancellor Cheek

The campus community is invited to a reception for Chancellor Cheek, hosted by John Zomchick, interim provost and senior vice chancellor, from 3:30 to 6 p.m. Wednesday, February 8.

Tenure and Promotion Workshops Slated for September

There are three tenure and promotion workshops scheduled this month. Faculty who are preparing for tenure and/or promotion are encouraged to attend a session that fits their schedule. The meetings will be located in the Frieson Black Cultural Center Rooms 102, 103, and 104 at 9:30-11:30 a.m. September 8; 1:30-3:00 p.m. September 9; and 10:00-11:30 a.m. September 14.

Enrollment Data Capture Happens Tuesday

At 5:00 p.m. Tuesday, September 1, the university will capture the official enrollment data for fall 2015. In advance of Tuesday’s deadline, the Vice Provost of Faculty Affairs John Zomchick asks that faculty check their Banner data to ensure that the correct instructor of record is listed for each course and section.

Zomchick Named Vice Provost for Faculty Affairs

John Zomchick

John Zomchick has been named vice provost for faculty affairs. The executive associate dean in the College of Arts and Sciences and professor of English, he will take over for Sarah Gardial, who leaves July 1 to become the dean of the Tippie College of Business at the University of Iowa. Zomchick will oversee the faculty promotion and tenure process and the recruiting, retaining, and training initiatives for faculty.