Provost search committee named

Institute President G.P. “Bud” Peterson announced the members of the provost and executive vice president of Academic Affairs search committee. Former provost Dr. Gary Schuster stepped down Oct. 12.

The committee is comprised of several administrators and faculty members, with Steve Salbu, dean of the College of Management, as chair. The committee aims to find a replacement by July 2010. Peterson announced some other organizational changes as well, such as the creation of a new executive vice president of research (EVPR), who will have overall responsibility for all research at Tech. Other changes include the elevation of the current position of vice provost for academic diversity to a vice president for diversity.