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By Tricia Bishop, The Baltimore Sun | April 29, 2013
The Johns Hopkins University has named Robert C. Lieberman, an interim dean at Columbia University and an expert on American politics, to its No. 2 academic spot: provost and senior vice president for academic affairs. He will take the post July 1, succeeding Lloyd B. Minor, who left last year to become dean of Stanford University's School of Medicine. "Rob brings a scholarly record and leadership experience, clearly marked with the 'excellence gene,' that will make him a wonderful partner for me and the university's senior leadership team as we work to advance our mission," Hopkins' President Ronald J. Daniels said in a statement.
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By Tricia Bishop, The Baltimore Sun | April 29, 2013
The Johns Hopkins University has named Robert C. Lieberman, an interim dean at Columbia University and an expert on American politics, to its No. 2 academic spot: provost and senior vice president for academic affairs. He will take the post July 1, succeeding Lloyd B. Minor, who left last year to become dean of Stanford University's School of Medicine. "Rob brings a scholarly record and leadership experience, clearly marked with the 'excellence gene,' that will make him a wonderful partner for me and the university's senior leadership team as we work to advance our mission," Hopkins' President Ronald J. Daniels said in a statement.
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March 20, 2004
On March 18, 2004, PHILIAS F., loving husband of the late Hannah R. Provost; devoted father of Phyllis L. Forsythe; brother of Paul Provost, of CA; cherished grandfather of Steven T. Forsythe and Shannon R. Webb; and great-grandfather of Samantha and Renee. The family will receive friends in the Lemmon Funeral Home of Dulaney Valley Inc., 10 West Padonia Road (at York Road), Timonium-Cockeysville, on Sunday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. A funeral service will be held in the funeral home on Monday, March 22, at 11 a.m. Interment Dulaney Valley Memorial Gardens.
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By Erica L. Green, The Baltimore Sun | April 19, 2013
Nicholas P. Jones, dean of the Johns Hopkins University's Whiting School of Engineering, has been named the new executive vice president and provost at Penn State University, the college announced Friday. Jones was selected from a nationwide search, according to a release from the university, and will start his post on July 1. His appointment is scheduled to be approved by Penn State's Board of Trustees on May 3. Penn State's president Rodney Erickson, who recently served in the position, said Jones "brings with him board experience in higher education" and "will be an important voice as we continue our trajectory of top-flight academic achievement and set priorities for the university's future.
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By Childs Walker, The Baltimore Sun | July 19, 2012
The No. 2 academic official at Johns Hopkins University is leaving to become dean of Stanford University's School of Medicine. Lloyd B. Minor, who has served as Hopkins provost for three years, will leave the university at the end of August. Minor said he's excited by the "unique opportunity to advance state-of-the-art medical research that crosses and combines traditional medical disciplines and academic boundaries in unprecedented new ways. " Stanford's medical school is generally ranked among the top five in the country, though usually behind Hopkins' School of Medicine, where Minor chaired the department of otolaryngology — head and neck surgery — before becoming provost.
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By Erica L. Green, The Baltimore Sun | April 19, 2013
Nicholas P. Jones, dean of the Johns Hopkins University's Whiting School of Engineering, has been named the new executive vice president and provost at Penn State University, the college announced Friday. Jones was selected from a nationwide search, according to a release from the university, and will start his post on July 1. His appointment is scheduled to be approved by Penn State's Board of Trustees on May 3. Penn State's president Rodney Erickson, who recently served in the position, said Jones "brings with him board experience in higher education" and "will be an important voice as we continue our trajectory of top-flight academic achievement and set priorities for the university's future.
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By Andrew Katz, Capital News Service | April 25, 2010
— A popular diversity official at the University of Maryland is considering applying for the presidency of a historically black college in Virginia, nearly six months after the announcement that his position would be terminated amid budget cuts. The university publicized plans in November to replace associate provost for equity and diversity Cordell Black with a part-time administrator, effective June 30. The final decision fell to Nariman Farvardin, senior vice president for academic affairs and provost, and spawned immediate protest, including a large November rally in support of Black's reinstatement.
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August 21, 2005
On August 19, 2005, ROGER WILLIAM PROVOST, Age 56, passed away unexpectantly. He is survived by his beloved wife Donna M. Provost (nee Pecorella); devoted father of Domenica Stone and her husband Robert and Jocelyn Provost; cherished grandfather of Jeremy and Cara Stone; loving brother of Rosalind Pelletier and Dennis Provost and his wife Cathy. Also survived by loving nieces and nephews. Relatives and friends are invited to call at the Schimunek Funeral Home Inc., 9705 Belair Road (Perry Hall)
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December 9, 2006
Goucher College has named its first provost, Marc M. Roy of Coe College in Iowa, in a process that drew more than 100 applications, school officials said in a statement released yesterday. Roy, expected to begin the job in June, also will serve as Goucher's chief academic officer. He is Coe College's vice president for academic affairs and dean of the faculty. As Goucher's provost, Roy will be the school's second-highest ranking administrator and will direct its academic program. In selecting its first provost, the college convened a committee made up of faculty, students, staff and trustees.
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By Liz F. Kay, The Baltimore Sun | March 28, 2011
Towson University's provost will become its interim president after the departure next month of Robert L. Caret, a spokeswoman for the state university system confirmed Monday morning. William E. Kirwan, chancellor of the University System of Maryland, appointed Marcia G. Welsh, who has served as provost and vice president for academic affairs since 2009 at Towson. The decision was announced to the Towson community in an email Monday, said system spokeswoman Anne Moultrie. Welsh will begin her new duties on April 20, the day after Caret is scheduled to depart Towson.
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By Childs Walker, The Baltimore Sun | July 19, 2012
The No. 2 academic official at Johns Hopkins University is leaving to become dean of Stanford University's School of Medicine. Lloyd B. Minor, who has served as Hopkins provost for three years, will leave the university at the end of August. Minor said he's excited by the "unique opportunity to advance state-of-the-art medical research that crosses and combines traditional medical disciplines and academic boundaries in unprecedented new ways. " Stanford's medical school is generally ranked among the top five in the country, though usually behind Hopkins' School of Medicine, where Minor chaired the department of otolaryngology — head and neck surgery — before becoming provost.
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By Childs Walker, The Baltimore Sun | June 28, 2012
Mary Ann Rankin, a former longtime administrator at the University of Texas at Austin known for creating the innovative UTeach program to produce math and science teachers, was named provost at the University of Maryland, College Park. Rankin, who will start as College Park's No. 2 academic administrator in October, is currently the CEO of the Dallas-based National Math and Science Initiative. Like UTeach, the public-private partnership was designed to produce more graduates and teachers in the science, technology, engineering and math (STEM)
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By Childs Walker, The Baltimore Sun | February 23, 2012
A man will lead Notre Dame of Maryland University for the first time in its 116-year history, after the board of trustees announced Thursday its unanimous choice of James Conneely as the institution's next president. "It's a boy!" said board chairwoman Patricia J. Mitchell, drawing giggles from a crowd of students, professors and alumni who had gathered on campus to hear the decision. Mitchell, a Notre Dame graduate, said she went into the search assuming that the next president would be a woman.
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By Liz F. Kay, The Baltimore Sun | March 28, 2011
Towson University's provost will become its interim president after the departure next month of Robert L. Caret, a spokeswoman for the state university system confirmed Monday morning. William E. Kirwan, chancellor of the University System of Maryland, appointed Marcia G. Welsh, who has served as provost and vice president for academic affairs since 2009 at Towson. The decision was announced to the Towson community in an email Monday, said system spokeswoman Anne Moultrie. Welsh will begin her new duties on April 20, the day after Caret is scheduled to depart Towson.
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By Andrew Katz, Capital News Service | April 25, 2010
— A popular diversity official at the University of Maryland is considering applying for the presidency of a historically black college in Virginia, nearly six months after the announcement that his position would be terminated amid budget cuts. The university publicized plans in November to replace associate provost for equity and diversity Cordell Black with a part-time administrator, effective June 30. The final decision fell to Nariman Farvardin, senior vice president for academic affairs and provost, and spawned immediate protest, including a large November rally in support of Black's reinstatement.
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By Childs Walker and Childs Walker,childs.walker@baltsun.com | December 19, 2009
Roger N. Casey, the provost of Rollins College in Florida and a scholar of literature and media with strong international ties, will become McDaniel College's ninth president in July. Casey, 48, will replace Joan Develin Coley, who is retiring after holding the job for 10 years and leading the college through the name change from Western Maryland College. At Rollins, located near Orlando, Casey oversees academic affairs for three schools and has helped the college achieve a No. 1 ranking among master's comprehensive universities in the South, according to U.S. News & World Report.
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By Mike Bowler and Mike Bowler,Sun Staff Writer | December 20, 1994
Eight days ago at 3:30 p.m., in a hotel room in Long Beach, Calif., Robert L. Caret got a phone call and knew the ordeal was over.He'd been chosen president of San Jose State University.The call came from the California State University Board of Trustees. Dr. Caret, the 47-year-old provost of Towson State University, and three other finalists for the job had been interviewed earlier that day by the full board, including the chancellor of the 22-campus system."The first thing they asked was whether I still wanted the job," Dr. Caret said.
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By Stephen Kiehl and Stephen Kiehl,stephen.kiehl@baltsun.com | March 13, 2009
President Barack Obama announced yesterday his intention to nominate Kristina M. Johnson, provost of the Johns Hopkins University, to be undersecretary of energy. Johnson, 51, has been provost and senior vice president for academic affairs at Hopkins since 2007. Before that, she was dean of engineering at Duke University. An award-winning electrical engineer, she holds 129 U.S. and foreign patents or patents pending and is the co-founder of several startup companies. If confirmed by the Senate, she would be responsible for leading administration initiatives in energy efficiency, solar and wind power, geothermal energy, clean-car technology and other forms of renewable energy.
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By Childs Walker | childs.walker@baltsun.com | December 19, 2009
Roger N. Casey, the provost of Rollins College in Florida and a scholar of literature and media with strong international ties, will become McDaniel College's ninth president in July. Casey, 48, will replace Joan Develin Coley, who is retiring after holding the job for 10 years and leading the college through the name change from Western Maryland College. At Rollins, located near Orlando, Casey oversees academic affairs for three schools and has helped the college achieve a No. 1 ranking among master's comprehensive universities in the South, according to U.S. News & World Report.
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