Texas Tech University

Vice Provost for Outreach and Engagement Search

Search Committee Members

Cindy Akers, Vice Provost for Administrative Affairs
Ali Duffy, Professor, Dance
Birgit Green, Assistant Vice Provost, Outreach & Engagement
Jim Bret Campbell, Executive Director, National Ranching Heritage Center
Katie Cortese, Associate Professor, English
Larry Phillippe, Managing Director, Student Disability Services
Laura Ray, Unit Manager, Museum of Texas Tech
Mellinee Lesley, Professor, Curriculum and Instruction
Muntazar Monsur, Assistant Professor, Landscape Architecture
Richard Stevens, Professor, Natural Resources
Wendy Chen, Assistant Professor, Political Science

Listening Sessions

International Cultural Center| Tuesday, Feb. 21 | 8:30 a.m. hybrid | O&E Staff
Zoom Meeting | Wednesday, Feb. 22 | 1 p.m. | Faculty
Zoom Meeting | Tuesday, Feb. 28 | 9:30 a.m. | Community Stakeholders
Zoom Meeting | Wednesday, March 1 | 5:30 p.m. | Graduate and Undergraduate Students

Projected Timeline

•Listening Sessions & Survey for Position Description (February-March)
•Position Description (March-April)
•Advertising (April-May)
•First Round Zoom Interviews (June-July)
•Campus Visits (August-September)
•Vice Provost Begins (January 2024)

Feedback and Nominations

•What are some of the characteristics we are looking for in a vice provost for outreach and engagement?

•What are some of the opportunities the next vice provost will face?

•What are some of the challenges the next vice provost will face?

Complete the survey to provide feedback.

Nominations for applicants should be directed to Witt Kieffer or Cindy Akers at cindy.akers@ttu.edu

Office of the Provost