Texas Tech Provost Search Committee Named

An 11-member committee will assist in finding the next provost for Texas Tech University.

Texas Tech University President Guy Bailey today (Sept. 16) appointed an 11-member search committee to assist in finding the next provost for Texas Tech University.

 

The committee includes representation from Texas Tech's faculty, student body, staff and the community.

 

The provost is the chief academic officer of the university overseeing all educational components and activities, including research and academic personnel.

 

"The provost position is extremely important to any university," Bailey said. "Finding the right candidate for this position is vital to Texas Tech's continued success. We have assembled an excellent group to assist in the search and I look forward to working with the committee."

 

The search committee will be chaired by Michael Shonrock, vice president for student affairs and enrollment management.

 

Committee members are:

Mindy Brashears, associate professor, Department of Animal and Food Sciences

Hansel Burley, associate professor, College of Education

Jay Conover, Horn Professor, Rawls College of Business

Linda Donahue, associate professor, School of Theatre and Dance

Mark Griffin, member, Texas Tech University System Board of Regents

Ron Nail, president, Staff Senate

Nancy Neal, community representative

Sandy River, president, Faculty Senate

Brian Shannon, professor, School of Law

Kelli Stumbo, student regent, Texas Tech University System Board of Regents