SUNY-Buffalo names search committee to find next provost
November 1, 2011
Last week, the newly formed Provost Search Committee revealed its members to the UB community.
Charged with finding UB's next provost – the university's second-highest position, which was vacated after former Provost Satish K. Tripathi became president – the committee expects that the position will be filled no later than summer 2012.
The co-chairs of the committee are Anne B. Curtis, chair of the department of medicine, and SUNY Distinguished Professor David C. Felder, director of the Center for 21st Century Music.
The rest of the committee is made up of the following members:
Alexander Cartwright – Professor of Electrical Engineering; Vice President for Research
Jonathan Dandes – President, Rich Baseball Operations; Member of the UB Council
JoAnna Datz – Undergraduate Student, Management and Communications; President, Student Association
Michael Glick – Professor and Dean, School of Dental Medicine
Bruce Jackson – SUNY Distinguished Professor and James Agee Professor of American Culture, Department of English
Mia Jorgensen – Graduate Student, Anthropology, Student Representative to UB Council
David Milling – Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine; Senior Associate Dean for Student and Academic Affairs, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences
Makau Mutua – SUNY Distinguished Professor, Floyd H. and Hilda L. Hurst Faculty Scholar, and Dean, Law School
Mulchand Patel – SUNY Distinguished Professor of Biochemistry
Barbara Ricotta – Associate Vice President for Student Affairs
Lois Weis—SUNY Distinguished Professor of Educational Leadership and Policy
Margaret Wells – Director, Public Services & Arts and Sciences Libraries, University Libraries
Aidong Zhang – Professor and Chair of Computer Science and Engineering
Ezra Zubrow – Professor of Anthropology; Chair, Faculty Senate