Four finalists have been selected from a national search for a new vice provost for academic affairs.
• Dr. R. William Ayres IV, associate dean of the Graduate School at Wright State University in Dayton;
• Dr. Carlos Alberto Cunha, associate professor of political science at Lincoln University in Jefferson City, Mo.;
• Holly Monsos, associate dean of the UT College of Arts and Letters; and
• Dr. Cheryl B. Torsney, professor of English at the University of Texas at El Paso.
The UT campus community is invited to meet the candidates at open forums.
Listed by date, the open forums will be:
Monday, March 13 — Cunha from 3 to 4 p.m. in Thomspon Student Union Room 3018.
Wednesday, March 15 — Tornsey from 2:45 to 3:45 p.m. in Thompson Student Union Room 2584.
Monday, March 20 — Monsos from 2:45 to 3:45 p.m. in Thompson Student Union Room 3018.
Wednesday, March 22 — Ayres from 3 to 4 p.m. in Thompson Student Union Room 3018.
Vitaes are available for candidates at utoledo.edu/offices/provost/search-vice-provost-academic-affair.
Responsibilities of the vice provost for academic affairs includes assisting colleges in curriculum and degree design; working closely with deans and administrators as relates to educational policy and enrollments; partnering with enrollment management and college leadership to meet enrollment goals; overseeing the University accreditation and program review processes, as well as faculty assessment activities; and assisting with strategic planning efforts.