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Campus asked for evaluations of provost candidates

Staff Report

April 6, 2017

  The search for a new provost ended Wednesday and now the campus is being asked to give their feedback. In an email to the News, Eastern President David Glassman said it would be a couple of weeks or so before any announcements regarding the new provost. Evaluations for each of the prov...

Third provost candidate shares vision for Eastern

Jay Gatrell, provost candidate No. 3 met with students and faculty Thursday in the Tuscola/Arcola Room of the Martin Luther King Jr. Union to provide information about his past and answer questions from those in attendence. Gatrell is currently the Vice Provost at Bellarmine University in Louisville, Ky.

Chrissy Miller, Administration Reporter

March 31, 2017

  The third provost candidate Jay Gatrell took a personal approach to address issues students and faculty mentioned in the student and faculty forums yesterday. Gatrell currently serves as Vice Provost at Bellarmine University. Gatrell said part of the reason he is qualified for this position...

Bakken announced as second provost candidate

Chrissy Miller, Administration Reporter

March 26, 2017

The second provost candidate has been announced on Eastern’s website as Jeffrey Bakken, currently the associate provost for research and dean of the graduate school at Bradley University. Bakken is staying until Wednesday to go through the on-campus interview process. An open forum for students...

Search for provost candidates begins

Staff Report

January 26, 2017

The search committee for a new provost and vice president for academic affairs has started soliciting candidates, according to an email sent by Eastern President David Glassman. Executive search firm Witt/Kiefer will work with the committee to find a pool of qualified candidates, the email said. A...

Provost search consultant speaks with search committee

Analicia Haynes, Managing Editor

October 20, 2016

A search consultant from Witt/Kieffer, the external search firm contracted for finding a new provost/vice president for academic affairs, asked members from the Council on Academic Affairs and the Faculty Senate for their input Thursday. Sheila Murphy, the Witt/Kieffer consultant, called the meeting...

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