February 16, 2017

Forums for associate provost candidates set

Two candidates for Associate Provost for Academic Programs will make public presentations to the campus community later this month.

The candidates are: Randolph Burnside, associate professor in the Department of Political Science and formerly deputy associate provost for academic programs, and Lizette Chevalier, associate dean in the College of Engineering and a professor in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering.

Full curriculum vitas for the two candidates are available at http://pvcaa.siu.edu/current-searches/Searches.php.

Here is a schedule of the public forums:

  • Burnside will hold his forum from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m., Feb. 27, in Morris Library’s John C. Guyon Auditorium.
  • Chevalier will hold her forum from 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m., Feb. 28, in the Guyon Auditorium.

The associate provost for academic programs has primary administrative responsibility for development and coordination of academic and curricular matters on the campus. Specific duties include: providing oversight and management of undergraduate and academic and curricular matters; coordinate with the Graduate Dean on graduate and academic and curricular matters; overseeing internal and external academic program reviews and accreditations; serves as the liaison to the faculty senate and graduate council on program changes; addresses students’ academic problems brought to attention of the chancellor or provost; oversees student academic appeals, and oversees the preparation and submission of state legislative reports.