Provost Gary Olson resigns at Idaho State University
March 16, 2011
Idaho State University's Provost Gary Olson is stepping down from the university's leadership team.
Olson says his resignation will be effective June 25.
His departure comes a year after a no confidence vote held by the faculty senate over some of his efforts to reorganize the Pocatello campus. Tensions increased earlier this year when a majority of the faculty senate also supported a no-confidence vote in the job being done by President Arthur Vailas.
Vailas stood by Olson after last year's faculty vote, and says Olson's decision is for personal reasons.