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The provost's office supports senior level searches for academic deans and vice presidents.
The provost's office provides support and oversight to searches for deans and academic vice presidents.  Information on current searches, candidates, and campus and community participation in the search process can be found here.

Current Search News:

 

Dean of the College of Science

With support from executive search firm Isaacson, Miller, a search was launched in the fall for the next Dean of the College of Science. The search committee is pleased to announce three finalists who will visit campus in January and February. Detailed information about each of the finalists, as well as information about the Open Forum Presentation sessions, is provided below.

 

    Kenneth Henderson

 

Kenneth W. Henderson - January 27-28, 2016

Kenneth Henderson is Professor and Chair in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at University of Notre Dame, where he also serves as the Senior Assistant Provost for Internationalization. Prior to these roles, he also chaired the Peer Audience Council for University Communications and served for four years as the Associate Director of the Center for Sustainable Energy at Notre Dame. He has 20 years of experience in academic faculty and leadership roles, and holds a Ph.D. in Chemistry from the University of Strathclyde in the United Kingdom.

View Kenneth Henderson's Curriculum Vitae

View Dr. Henderson's Open Forum Presentation here

Following Dr. Henderson's Open Forum Presentation, you can provide feedback here.

 

    Sally Morton

 

Sally C. Morton - February 9-10, 2016

Sally Morton is Professor and Chair in the Department of Biostatistics within the Graduate School of Public Health at the University of Pittsburgh. She also serves as the Director of the Comparative Effectiveness Research Center in the Health Policy Institute at the University of Pittsburgh, and holds secondary appointments in the Graduate School of Public and International Affairs, Department of Statistics, and the Clinical and Translation Science Institute. She has over 30 years of experience in academic and research settings, and holds a master's degree in Statistics from the London School of Economics, a master's degree in Operations Research from Stanford University, and a Ph.D. in Statistics from Stanford University.

View Sally Morton's Curriculum Vitae

Open Forum Presentation: Tuesday, February 9 from 3:30 - 4:30 p.m. in Latham Ballrooms D-E-F (The Inn at Virginia Tech and Skelton Conference Center)

The Open Forum Presentation will be streamed live for remote participation. Click here to access the live stream (viewer will open in a new window or page). Questions may be submitted remotely during the open forum by emailing forumquestions@vt.edu.

Following Dr. Morton's Open Forum Presentation, you can provide feedback here.

 

    Rebecca Doerge

 

Rebecca W. Doerge - February 16-17, 2016

Rebecca Doerge is the Trent and Judith Anderson Distinguished Professor of Statistics at Purdue University. She joined Purdue University in 1995 and holds a joint appointment between the Colleges of Agriculture (Department of Agronomy) and Science (Department of Statistics). She has over 30 years of experience as a faculty member, researcher, and leader in higher education, bringing a multi-disciplinary focus to her work throughout. Most recently, she also served as Head of the Department of Statistics at Purdue for five years. She holds a Master of Statistics in Mathematics from the University of Utah and a Ph.D. in Statistics with a minor in Genetics from North Carolina State University.

View Rebecca Doerge's Curriculum Vitae

Open Forum Presentation: Tuesday, February 16 from 3:30 - 4:30 p.m. in Latham Ballroom B (The Inn at Virginia Tech and Skelton Conference Center)

The Open Forum Presentation will be streamed live for remote participation. Click here to access the live stream (viewer will open in a new window or page). Questions may be submitted remotely during the open forum by emailing forumquestions@vt.edu.

Following Dr. Doerge's Open Forum Presentation, you can provide feedback here.

 

 

 

Vice President for Research and Innovation

Following a very competitive search, we are pleased to announce that Theresa Mayer has been appointed as Vice President for Research and Innovation, effective January 18, 2016,

 

Vice Provost for Inclusion and Diversity

Following a very fruitful search, we are pleased to announce that Menah Pratt-Clarke will join Virginia Tech as Vice Provost for Inclusion and Diversity and Vice President for Strategic Affairs on February 1, 2016.