Applications for presidential/provost fellows program are due Dec. 2 for faculty interested in administrative leadership.
October 4, 2016
President George E. Ross and Provost Michael Gealt announce the third year of the senior and associate administrative fellows program for tenured faculty members.
A program description and application forms and procedures are available online.
The program is based on similar efforts at more than a dozen universities and has been tailored for Central Michigan University in consultation with the leadership of the Faculty Association.
The president and provost invite and encourage senior, tenured faculty who may be interested in becoming a senior or associate provost's fellow or a senior or associate president's fellow for the 2017-18 academic year to submit an application by Dec. 2.
Application reviews will be conducted as speedily as possible according to the procedures outlined on the website so plans can be made by the new fellows and their departments.
Ross said the program offers a unique opportunity to faculty who aspire to leadership roles in academic administration.
Susan Naeve-Velguth, professor of American Sign Language in The Herbert H. & Grace A. Dow College of Health Professions communication disorders department, is the current fellow. The first two fellows were Dave Patton, former chair of geography who recently was named associate vice president for enrollment management, a two-year provisional position, and Marcy Taylor, English language and literature professor and current interim associate dean of the College of Humanities and Social and Behavioral Sciences.