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Provost Search


The Provost/Vice President for Academic Affairs oversees and has final responsibility for the University curriculum, faculty appointments and other academically related areas. The Provost provides visionary leadership to promote and foster research, scholarship, and student success in an institution committed to teaching. In addition, the Provost leads efforts aimed at enhancing student retention and degree completion.


Finalists

Alan Shoho
Dean - School of Education
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

Dates of UTEP campus visit:
February 20-21

Faculty/Staff Forum:
Thursday, February 20
1:30pm-2:30pm
El Paso Natural Gas Conference Center

Anthony Vizzini
Professor, Engineering
Wichita State University

Dates of UTEP campus visit:
February 27-28

Faculty/Staff Forum:
Thursday, February 27
1:30pm-2:30pm
El Paso Natural Gas Conference Center

John Wiebe
Interim Provost
The University of Texas at El Paso

Dates of UTEP campus visit:
March 2-3

Faculty/Staff Forum:
Monday, March 2
1:30pm-2:30pm
El Paso Natural Gas Conference Center


Kate Miller
Provost & Vice President
Academic Affairs
University of Wyoming

Dates of UTEP campus visit:
March 5-6

Faculty/Staff Forum:
Friday, March 6
10:00am-11:00am
El Paso Natural Gas Conference Center

Robert Kirken
Dean - College of Science
The University of Texas at El Paso

Dates of UTEP campus visit:
March 10-11

Faculty/Staff Forum:
Thursday, March 10
3:00pm-4:00pm
El Paso Natural Gas Conference Center



Printed copies of the candidates’ CVs will be available in the Vice President for Student Affairs office (301 Union East) and at each Faculty/Staff Forum.


Search Committee

Martine Ceberio, Professor
Computer Science

Stephen Crites, Dean
Graduate School

Ana Diaz, Chairwoman
UTEP Staff Council

Gary Edens (Search Committee Chair), Vice President
Division of Student Affairs

Virginia Fraire, Associate Provost
Provost's Office

Kristine Garza, Associate Dean and Associate Professor 
Biological Sciences

Jessica Martinez, President
UTEP Student Government Association

Roy Mathew, Associate Vice President for Planning
Center for Metrics-Based Planning

Denis O’Hearn, Dean
College of Liberal Arts

Jim Payne, Dean
College of Business Administration

William Robertson, Professor
Teacher Education

Carolina Valencia, Clinical Assistant Professor and Program Director
Rehabilitation Sciences

Position Information