MARQUETTE – Four candidates for the Northern Michigan University provost position will visit campus next week. Public forums are scheduled from 4-5 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday in the University Center. They will be comprised of a 15-minute presentation from the respective candidate, followed by a question-and-answer period.
The candidates (in order of their scheduled visits) are: 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 University Center location of the Monday, Tuesday and Friday forums will be the Peter White Lounge. Wednesday's will be held in the Michigan Room.
Darlene Walch, dean of Academic Information Services at NMU and co-chair of the search committee, said, “We have some excellent people interested in being Northern’s provost. The search committee is very excited about these candidates and we look forward to introducing them to the NMU community.”
The candidates' biographical information is available for review at www.nmu.edu/academic_affairs/provost.