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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:

 

Senior Advisor to the President and Vice Provost for Inclusion and Diversity

In the spring, a committee was announced for our search for a Senior Advisor to the President and Vice Provost for Inclusion and Diversity.  The committee is pleased to announce three finalists will be visiting campus in the coming weeks.

 

    Menah Pratt-Clarke

 

Menah Pratt-Clarke - September 2-3, 2015

Menah Pratt-Clarke is the associate chancellor for strategic affairs and the associate provost for diversity at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. She serves as the advisor to the chancellor and provost on issues of diversity, governance, and strategic affairs.  As a faculty member, Pratt-Clarke is an associate professor in the Department of Education Policy, Organization, and Leadership. She is also affiliated with the Institute for Government and Public Affairs; the Department of African-American Studies; the Department of Gender and Women's Studies; the Center for African Studies; and the College of Law.  With over 20 years of administrative, academic, and legal experience, Pratt-Clarke holds master's degrees in English (University of Iowa) and sociology (Vanderbilt University) as well as J.D. and Ph.D. degrees from Vanderbilt University.

View Menah Pratt-Clarke's Curriculum Vitae

A link to the recording of the Open Forum Presentation will be posted soon.

Provide feedback on the Open Forum Presentation here.

 

    Daryl Maeda

 

Daryl Maeda - September 16-17, 2015

Daryl Maeda is chair and associate professor in the Department of Ethnic Studies at the University of Colorado Boulder, in addition to serving as an affiliated faculty member in the Center for Asian Studies, Program in Women's and Gender Studies, and the Department of History. His scholarship has explored racial identities and politics, Asian American studies, comparative ethnic studies, racial theory, and sports. He has held a range of national and university service roles advancing inclusion and diversity work within academia and, more broadly, society. He holds master's degrees in Ethnic Studies (San Francisco State University) and American Culture (University of Michigan), in addition to a Ph.D. in American Culture (University of Michigan). 

View Daryl Maeda's Curriculum Vitae

Open Forum Presentation: Wednesday, September 16 from 3:30-4:30pm in Latham Ballroom A at 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). Questions may be submitted remotely during the open forum by emailing forumquestions@vt.edu.

Following the Open Forum Presentation, please provide your feedback here.

    Christine Taylor

 

G. Christine Taylor - September 24-25, 2015

G. Christine Taylor most recently served as the vice provost for diversity and chief diversity officer at Purdue University, responsible for oversight of the Diversity Resource Office, the Black Cultural Center, the Latino Cultural Center, the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer Center, the Native American Education and Cultural Center, the Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation Program, and Science Bound. With over 20 years' experience in higher education, she has also held leadership roles in student affairs, finance and administration, and multicultural programs. She has a master's degree in telecommunications management and Ph.D. in mass communication, both from Ohio University.

View Christine Taylor's Curriculum Vitae

Open Forum Presentation: Thursday, September 24 from 3:30-4:30pm in the Old Dominion Ballroom, Squires Student 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). Questions may be submitted remotely during the open forum by emailing forumquestions@vt.edu.

Following the Open Forum Presentation, please provide your feedback here.

 

 

Vice President for Research and Innovation

The search for our Vice President for Research and Innovation was extended this spring.  Finalists are expected to visit campus for interviews in October. Members of the campus community are invited and encouraged to participate in open forum presentation sessions with finalist candidates, tentatively scheduled for:

  • Wednesday, October 7 - 3:30-4:30pm, with brief reception following from 4:30-5:00pm
  • Wednesday, October 14 - 3:30-4:30pm, with brief reception following from 4:30-5:00pm
  • Monday, October 19 - 3:30-4:30pm, with brief reception following from 4:30-5:00pm

All open forum presentation sessions will be held at The Inn at Virginia Tech and Skelton Conference Center, and will be live-streamed for remote participation. More information will be provided once the finalist candidates are announced.

 

Dean of the College of Science

A search committee has been announced in support of the search for the next Dean of the College of Science.  Recruitment activities will begin in September, 2015 with more information about the position and application process coming in the fall semester.