Public forums set for NSU provost applicants

The public is invited to participate in open forums planned for three finalists who applied for Northwestern State University’s Provost/Vice President for Academic Affairs position. Open forums will take place Wednesday, May 1 in the Cane River Room in the NSU Student Union. Students, family, staff and the public are invited to meet the three finalists, ask questions and provide feedback to the selection committee.

Finalists and forum times are as follows.

8 a.m. – Dr. Tom Nevill, Dean, Arts and Digital Media, Austin Community College, Austin, Texas

9:30 a.m. – Dr. Greg Handel, Dean, College of Arts and Sciences, Northwestern State University

11 a.m. – Dr. Margaret Kilcoyne, Dean, College of Business and Technology, Northwestern State University

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3 thoughts on “Public forums set for NSU provost applicants

  1. Emphasis? Maybe. But the position also weighs heavily in hiring decisions, budgets, appropriations, etc… Besides, someone with a good business acumen tends to make pragmatic and sensible decisions.

  2. Just as I advocate for politicians to be business people, not lawyers, this appears to be another position at a university best served by a business person.

    • I believe this position’s emphasis is on academics. These applicants could easily fill the bill.

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