Provost Candidates to Visit

Four candidates for NMU provost will visit campus on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday of next week. They are (in order of their scheduled visits): William McKinney, dean of the College of Humanities, Fine and Performing Arts, Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania; Martin Tadlock, dean of the College of Professional Studies and the School of Graduate Studies at Bemidji State University in Minnesota; Mark Workman, acting provost and vice president for Academic Affairs at the University of North Florida in Jacksonville; and Julia Wallace, dean of the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences at the University of Northern Iowa in Cedar Falls.

The candidates will participate in a forum with the campus community on the respective days they visit. The forum will consist of a 15-minute presentation followed by a question-and-answer period. All are scheduled from 4-5 p.m. in the University Center. The location on Monday, Tuesday and Friday will be the Peter White Lounge. Wednesday's will be held in the Michigan Room.

“We have some excellent people interested in being Northern’s provost,”“ said Darlene Walch (AIS). “The search committee is very excited about these candidates and we look forward to introducing them to NMU.”

The candidates' biographical information and feedback forms are available for review at Provost Search. Recordings of the campus community presentations will be webcast and podcast at the same link. 


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