Just got this from the U:
Announcement of Search Committee for the next Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost
President-designate Eric W. Kaler has launched a national search for the position of senior vice president for academic affairs and provost at the University of Minnesota. A University search committee has been appointed, with leadership from vice president for research Tim Mulcahy and broad representation from the University community.
Search committee membership includes:
R. Timothy Mulcahy, Chair
Vice President for Research
Lendley C. Black
Chancellor, University of Minnesota Duluth
Steven L. Crouch
Dean, College of Science and Engineering
Connie W. Delaney
Dean, School of Nursing
Coty N. Jen
Graduate student, College of Science and Engineering
Regina G. Kunzel
Professor, Department of Gender, Women, and Sexuality Studies, College of Liberal Arts
Wendy Pradt Lougee
University of Minnesota Librarian
Judith A. Martin
Professor and Director of the Urban Studies Program, Department of Geography, College of Liberal Arts
James A. Parente, Jr.
Dean, College of Liberal Arts
G. David Tilman
Regents Professor and McKnight Presidential Chair, Department of Ecology, Evolution, and Behavior, College of Biological Sciences
Selwyn M. Vickers
Professor and Chair, Department of Surgery, Medical School
Eric M. White
Undergraduate student, Carlson School of Management
Amelious N. Whyte, Jr.
Chief of Staff, Office for Student Affairs
“I am very pleased with the quality of faculty, staff, and students that we have serving on this committee,” said Kaler. “The position of provost is critical to the academic excellence of the University and I am confident we will find a person of extraordinary talent.”
The search committee aims to develop as rich and diverse a candidate pool as possible and will invite both nominations and applications for the position once the position announcement is completed. The search process will take place through the spring and summer months, in anticipation of public interviews early in the fall semester and a new provost in place before the end of this calendar year.