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Provost Search at Marquette University


July 1, 2014 – President Lovell names Dr. John Su chair of the search committee in a letter to the Marquette community

Aug. 11, 2014 – Search committee membership announced in
News Briefs

Aug. 18, 2014 – First search committee meeting
The search committee will receive its formal charge from President Michael R. Lovell and hear from Cindy Bauer, vice president and general counsel; Cas Castro, vice president of human resources; Dr. Stephanie Russell, vice president for mission and ministry; and Dr. William Welburn, vice provost for diversity and inclusion regarding mission-driven hiring.

August/September 2014 – Position is posted and advertised

Sept. 11, 2014 – Committee chair Dr. John Su shared a letter with faculty and staff regarding listening sessions, feedback form and nominations

Sept. 15, 2014 – Dr. John Su, President Lovell, Trustee Peggy Troy and Isaacson, Miller representatives (via Skype) met with University Academic Senate to update members on the search process and hear feedback

Sept. 15 and 18, 2014 – Listening sessions promoted in News Briefs

Sept. 21-22, 2014 – Isaacson, Miller and search committee hosted listening sessions with the following groups: Jesuit Community, interim provost, academic deans, Division of Student Affairs, Division of Student Affairs executive team, Provost’s Office staff, staff in the academic division, vice presidents, faculty and students

Late September 2014 – Opportunity and Challenge Profile is updated based on feedback from the campus community and the search committee

Early October 2014 – John Su shares updated Opportunity and Challenge Profile with university community

October/November 2014 – Isaacson, Miller identifies, screens and interviews prospects and candidates, and shares information and progress reports with search committee

December 2014 – Hotel interviews by search committee

Early/Mid-January 2015 – Finalist interviews and campus visits

Late February 2015 – Committee makes hiring recommendation to President Michael R. Lovell

March 2015 – Announce new provost to campus community

Provost search contact

  • Dr. John Su
    – 414.288.3476

Search Committee

  • Dr. John Su (Chair)
    – Professor of English, director of the University Core of Common Studies and member of the executive committee of University Academic Senate
  • Steve Frieder
    – Assistant to the president and corporate secretary (Arts '95)
  • Dr. Richard Holz
    – Dean of the Klingler College of Arts and Sciences and University Academic Senate member
  • Dr. Jeanne Hossenlopp
    – Vice provost for research, dean of the Graduate School and University Academic Senate member
  • Janine Kim
    – Professor of law
  • Dr. John Mantsch
    – Chair and professor of biomedical sciences
  • Dr. Cheryl Maranto
    – Chair and associate professor of management and University Academic Senate member
  • Dr. James Marten
    – Chair and professor of history
  • Rev. David Schultenover, S.J.
    – Professor of theology
  • Dr. Lucas Torres
    – Associate professor of psychology
  • Peggy Troy
    – Member of the Marquette University Board of Trustees; President and CEO, Children's Hospital and Health System (Nurs ’74)
  • Kyle Whelton
    – Senior in the Klingler College of Arts and Sciences and president of Marquette University Student Government

  • Provost search documents


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