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The nationwide search for the next Provost and Executive Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs at the University of Missouri University of Science and Technology has begun. This position of academic leadership is critical to guide Missouri S&T's pursuit of excellence in its academic programs and is necessary to lead faculty, staff, students and administrators. 

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Search Committee for Missouri S&T Provost and Executive Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs

The following individuals agreed to serve on the search committee

Dr. Richard Wlezien
Vice Provost and Dean, College of Engineering and Computing

Dr. Shannon Fogg
Professor of History, Interim Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, College of Arts, Sciences, and Business


  • David Borrok, professor and chair, geosciences, geological and petroleum engineering
  • Yu Hsien Chiu, associate teaching professor, business and information technology
  • Steven Corns, associate professor, engineering management, Faculty Sentate chair
  • Jim Faletti, Board of Trustees member
  • Sarah Fayek, Graduate Student Council
  • Mahelet Fikru, associate professor, economics
  • Marsha Fischer, associate vice president and chief human resource officer, UM System (ex-officio)
  • Steve Graham, senior associate vice president academic affairs, UM System
  • Lawrence Hierlmeier, Student Council president
  • Catherine Johnson, assistant professor, mining and explosives engineering
  • Neil Outar, chief diversity officer
  • Julia Medvedeva, professor, physics
  • Susan Murray, professor and chair, psychological sciences
  • Cuba Plain, interim vice chancellor, finance and operations
  • Barb Prewett, assistant dean of students
  • Anitra Rivera, director, student diversity initiatives
  • Michelle Schwartze, assistant teaching professor, teacher education and certification
  • Sue Simmons, Board of Trustees member
  • Shobi Sivadasan, vice provost of enrollment management
  • Lesley Sneed, professor, civil, architectural and environmental engineering
  • Barbi Spencer, senior compliance manger, staff council chair
  • Tim McIntosh, director of recruitment, UM System (advisory)
  • Anna Wiedermann, senior human resources recruitment consultant, UM System (advisory)
  • Tiffany Hendren, executive recruitment coordinator, UM System (advisory

Search Timeline

  • June 30, 2020: Stakeholder Open Forum (Zoom)
  • Summer/ Early Fall 2020: Candidate pool development
  • September 2020: Semi-Finalist Interviews
  • October 2020: On campus Interviews


Reviewed 2020-09-03