A committee has been formed and recruiting has commenced for the national search to replace Provost and Senior Vice Chancellor Susan Martin, who has announced her intention to return to the faculty on July 1.
Office of the Provost News
A task force is looking at ways to revitalize the General Education program, and the campus community is invited to participate in a roundtable event on April 8 to kick off the process.
Provost and Senior Vice Chancellor Susan Martin has announced that she will return to her faculty position in the Department of Classics on August 1.
Eleven faculty members will present their research at this spring’s Mic/Nite on Thursday, March 10, at the Relix Variety Theatre, 1208 North Central Avenue.
The next meeting of the Department Heads Forum, a series of workshops and discussions for both recently appointed and the long-standing department heads, is Wednesday, February 10.
R. J. Hinde, who has been an associate dean in the College of Arts and Sciences for more than seven years, has been appointed the new vice provost for academic affairs. He will begin his new role on August 1.
After serving as the vice provost for academic affairs for five years, Sally McMillan will be stepping down from her administrative position and returning to the College of Communication and Information faculty in the fall.
Eleven UT faculty members will present their research—ranging from George Washington’s political leadership fail to interactive art projects using a five-foot opossum—in seven minutes or less at this fall’s Mic/Nite on Wednesday, November 12, at the Relix Variety Theatre.
John A. Lovett, a candidate for dean of the College of Law, will lead a public forum from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, October 14, in College of Law Classroom 132. Lovett is the De Van D. Daggett Jr. Distinguished Professor and the associate dean for faculty development and faculty academic affairs at the Loyola University New Orleans College of Law. Once all candidates have completed their visits, archived video of the presentations will be posted on the Office of the Provost’s website.
Melanie Wilson, a candidate for dean of the College of Law, will lead a public forum from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. Friday, October 10, in College of Law Classroom 132. Wilson is a professor of law and associate dean for academic affairs at the University of Kansas School of Law. Once all candidates have completed their visits, archived video of the presentations will be posted on the Office of the Provost’s website.