University of North Dakota Faculty/Staff Newsletter

Final candidate for Provost and VP for Academic Affairs visits campus Oct. 15

Three candidates for the University of North Dakota’s Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs have been selected to visit campus for interviews.

The search is co-chaired by Lori Reesor, Vice President for Student Affairs, and Jim Mochoruk, History Professor and President, University Senate.

The candidates are:

  • Dr. Anthony Vizzini, Dean, College of Engineering & Applied Sciences, Western Michigan University
  • Dr. Christa Slaton, Dean, College of Arts & Sciences, New Mexico State University
  • Dr. Michelle Larson, Vice Provost, Utah State University

Each candidate will give a 20 minute presentation on “Exceptional UND:  The Future of Higher Education” at an open campus forum followed by a question and answer period.  The forum is open to the campus community and the public to meet and greet the candidate.

The schedule follows.

Monday, Oct. 15 – Michelle Larson

3:30 – 4:30 p.m., Open Forum, Lecture Bowl, Memorial Union
4:30 – 5:00 p.m., Campus Reception, Fireside Lounge, Memorial Union

The visits of Anthony Vizzini and Christa Slaton are complete.

Candidate CVs are available on the Provost Search web site.  A full schedule for each candidate will also be available once each is finalized.

-- Sandy Rios, President’s Office, for Lori Reesor and Jim Mochoruk, Co-Chairs, Provost Search Committee.