From the Provost — July 26, 2018

College of Arts and Sciences search advisory committee announced

Dear Colleagues,

I write to advise you that the Search Advisory Committee for the Vice Provost for Arts and Sciences and Executive Dean, College of Arts and Sciences, is assembled. Alan C. Michaels, dean and Edwin M. Cooperman Chair in Law, Michael E. Moritz College of Law, will serve as the committee chair. The search advisory committee members also include:

  • Frederick Luis Aldama, professor, Department of English and Department of Spanish and Portuguese, and Arts and Sciences Distinguished Professor in English, and Spanish and Portuguese, College of Arts and Sciences
  • Jacqueline Augustine, associate professor, Department of Evolution, Ecology, and Organismal Biology, College of Arts and Sciences, Lima campus
  • Claudia Buchmann, professor and chair, Department of Sociology, Arts and Sciences Distinguished Professor in Sociology, College of Arts and Sciences
  • Lisa C. Florman, professor and chair, Department of History of Art, College of Arts and Sciences
  • Christopher F. Gelpi, Director and Chair of Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution at the Mershon Center for International Security Studies, and professor, Department of Political Science, College of Arts and Sciences
  • Kate Greer, undergraduate student representative, College of Arts and Sciences, and director of academic affairs, Undergraduate Student Government
  • Robert P. Griffiths, associate vice president, Office of Distance Education and eLearning
  • Roman W. Holowinsky, associate professor, Department of Mathematics, College of Arts and Sciences
  • Hasan Kwame Jeffries, associate professor, Department of History, College of Arts and Sciences
  • Kimberly K. Kinsel, chief administrative officer, College of Arts and Sciences
  • Susan V. Olesik, professor and chair, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, College of Arts and Sciences
  • Ashley H. Perez, assistant professor, Department of Comparative Studies, College of Arts and Sciences
  • W. Randy Smith, vice provost for academic programs, Office of Academic Affairs
  • LaTonia Stiner-Jones, assistant professor of practice, Department of Biomedical Engineering, and assistant dean for graduate programs, College of Engineering
  • Blake Szkoda, graduate student representative, Council of Graduate Students, and PhD candidate, College of Arts and Sciences
  • Zheng Joyce Wang, professor, School of Communication, College of Arts and Sciences, and director, Communication and Psychophysiology Laboratory
  • Bryan R. Warnick, professor, Department of Educational Studies, and associate dean for academic affairs, College of Education and Human Ecology
  • Kim Lambert, manager of recruitment, Executive Recruitment, Office of Human Resources (ex-officio)

Please join me in thanking these colleagues for agreeing to serve on this pivotal search. I will charge the committee and launch the search soon.


Bruce A. McPheron, PhD
Executive Vice President and Provost