On Tuesday, May 21, Syracuse University hosted its first-ever Procurement Fair as part of its new Building Local initiative, a three-pronged effort focused on opportunity, partnerships and business. The fair introduced local business enterprises—including those owned by women, minorities, veterans…
Search Committee for Vice Chancellor and Provost Holds Inaugural Meeting
Members of the Vice Chancellor and Provost Search Committee met for the first time today to begin their work of identifying candidates to serve as the University’s next provost.
The committee was appointed by Chancellor Syverud on April 16. It is responsible for identifying candidates and submitting finalists for consideration to the Chancellor and the Board of Trustees. The goal of the committee is to identify the candidate(s) who will best serve as the University’s chief academic officer and represent all aspects of the academic mission.
Committee members represent faculty, staff, students and the Board of Trustees. Aysha A. Seedat ’16, a policy studies major and president-elect of the Student Association, will serve as the undergraduate student representative. Vice Chancellor of Veteran and Military Affairs J. Michael Haynie will serve as the Chancellor’s liaison to the search committee. In addition, the search committee will select a search firm very soon.