Search for VP, Academic seeks input from campus

Input from the campus community is being sought by the Advisory Committee for the Selection of a Vice-President, Academic and Provost.

The committee has begun its work and is interested in consulting with the campus community with regard to the priorities for this position and the background, experience, skills, and personal qualities to be sought in candidates.

The appointment of the next vice-president, Academic and Provost will help shape the academic environment of the university over the next six years.

The committee members are:

President-Designate Martha Piper (Chair). Board of Governors appointees: Shirley Chan, chair, Board of Governors; Prof. Philip Resnick, Political Science Dept.; and Chancellor William Sauder. Senate appointees are Christopher Gorman, student representative; Prof. Moura Quayle, director of the Landscape Architecture Program; and Prof. Harvey Richer, Physics and Astronomy Dept.

Written submissions are welcome and should be directed to the attention of the committee, care of Catherine Aldana, President's Office, by Friday, June 6.

The first public meeting to hear the views of the campus community about this important position was held May 21.