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Administrative Searches

Information on our current Academic Affairs Administrative Searches including candidates’, CV’s, cover letters, and public presentation schedules can be found below.

Four candidates for the position of Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs will be on campus for interviews during the second and third weeks of September.  Details of the search and campus visit are available here: info.wcu.edu/provostsearch

Information on each candidate will be posted at the above website approximately 24 hours in advance of the campus interview for each candidate and will be deleted immediately following each interview. Each interview will include a public presentation by the candidate with an opportunity for questions from attendees.

The current candidate schedule is:

Candidate A - September 8-9

Candidate B - September 10-11

Candidate C - September 14-15

Candidate D - September 17-18

Members of the search committee are:

  • Dale Carpenter, Professor, College of Education & Allied Professions, Search Committee Chair
  • Heidi Buchanan, professor, and research and instruction librarian, Hunter Library.
  • Phil Cauley, assistant vice chancellor for undergraduate enrollment, Division of Student Affairs.
  • Chris Cooper, department head and Robert Lee Madison Professor of Political Science and Public Affairs, College of Arts and Sciences.
  • Yang Fan, professor of project management, College of Business.
  • Enrique Gomez, 2019-2020 chair of the Faculty Senate and associate professor of physics and astronomy, College of Arts and Sciences.
  • Nelson Granda-Marulanda, assistant professor of mechanical engineering, College of Engineering and Technology.
  • Alicia Grande, instructor of psychology, College of Education and Allied Professions.
  • Carol Hicks, executive assistant to the dean, Hunter Library.
  • Matt Liddle, professor of print and book arts, College of Fine and Performing Arts.
  • Amy Murphy-Nugen, assistant professor of social work, College of Health and Human Sciences.
  • Chesney Reich, director of the Writing and Learning Commons, Division of Academic Affairs.
  • Melissa Candy Wargo, chief of staff, Chancellor’s Division.

The search for the next dean of the College of Business has resumed after being put on hold due to COVID-19.  Four finalists have been identified and campus interviews are scheduled for the last week of August and early September.  Dr. Jon Marvel, Director of the School of Economics, Management, and Project Management is chairing the search.

Search Committee:

  • Jon Marvel (Chair), Director, School of Economics, Management and Project Management
  • Yue Hillon, Professor, School of Economics, Management and Project Management
  • Judy Fleming, Academic Advisor, Office of the Dean
  • Janet Ford, Associate Professor, School of Accounting, Finance, Information Systems and Business Law
  • Charlie Parish, Associate Professor, School of Entrepreneurship, Hospitality and Tourism, Marketing, and Sport Management
  • Angela Sebby, Assistant Professor, School of Entrepreneurship, Hospitality and Tourism, Marketing and Sport Management
  • Steve Ha, Professor, School of Economics, Management and Project Management
  • Marco Lam, Associate Professor, School of Accounting, Finance, Information Systems and Business Law

Candidates:

Daniel A. Ames, Ph.D., CFE
Curriculum Vitae

Michael P. Fronmueller, Ph.D.
Curriculum Vitae

Angela Johnson (AJ) Grube, Ph.D.
Curriculum Vitae

Douglas N. Hales, Ph.D.
Curriculum Vitae

 

Dr. Lori Anderson is the new dean of the College of Health and Human Sciences.  Dr. Anderson was most recently the Dean and Professor of Nursing and Assistant Vice President of Interprofessional Education at Tusculum University in Tennessee.

Dr. Carolyn Callaghan started as the Executive Director of Educational Outreach on July 1.  Dr. Callaghan is an accomplished leader coming to us from Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania where she was dean of Professional, Continuing, and Distance Education.

Dr. Wesley Milner started as the Director of International Programs and Services on July 1. Dr. Milner was most recently the Executive Director of International Programs at the University of Evansville in Indiana.

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