Campus News

National search underway for VP for instruction

Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost Pamela Whitten has appointed a search committee to begin a national search to fill the position of vice president for instruction.

Jennifer Frum, vice president for public service and outreach, will chair the search committee, which includes recipients of the university’s highest teaching honor, representatives of units that report to the vice president for instruction as well as a staff member and an Honors student.

Additional search committee members are Keith Bailey, director of the Office of Online Learning;
K. Paige Carmichael, Meigs Professor of Veterinary Pathology in the College of Veterinary Medicine;
T.W. Cauthen, assistant vice president for academic, campus and community partnerships in the Division of Student Affairs; Charles N. Davis, dean of the Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication; Mugdha Joshi, a 2014 CURO Summer Fellow and a biology and anthropology major in the Franklin College of Arts and Sciences; Jerome Legge, associate provost for academic planning and professor of public administration and policy in the School of Public and International Affairs; John Maltese, Albert Berry Saye and Meigs Professor and head of the political science department in the School of Public and International Affairs; Nancy McDuff, associate vice president for admissions and enrollment management; Marisa Pagnattaro, Meigs Professor of Legal Studies in the Terry College of Business; and Toni Rogers, director of instruction fiscal affairs.

Laura Jolly, who has served as vice president for instruction since 2010, recently announced that she will return to the faculty of the College of Family and Consumer Sciences on Dec. 15.