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Provost finalists visit Chico State

Molly Sullivan

December 13, 2016

The three finalists for the position of provost and vice president of academic affairs will visit Chico State this week.The finalists are Carlos C. Ayala from Sonoma State, Debra S. Larson from Cal Poly San Luis Obispo and S.K. Ramesh from Northridge State. Each of the finalists will be making campus presentations that are open to the public.Carlos Ayala: Dec. 12, 3:3...

Open forum on provost and vice president for business and finance searches

Kaley Wise

October 2, 2016

Members of the campus search committees met with the firm Academic Search on Friday morning during an open forum to discuss the appropriate qualifications necessary for selecting the provost and vice president for the Business and Finance Department. The forum was “open mic” in order to ...

First openly gay CSU president ‘a step in the right direction’

New Chico State persident Gayle Hutchinson meeting and greeting with people who gathered to see her on Wednesday Photo credit: George Johnston

Amelia Storm

March 30, 2016

After making history as Chico State’s first female president, Dr. Gayle Hutchinson is breaking down even more boundaries. The former Cal State Channel Islands provost is now the first openly gay college president in the California State University system. "Behind every great man is an equally...

Chico State names new interim provost

interim provost and vice president for academic affairs. Photo courtesy of Chico State

David Mcvicker

October 13, 2014

Susan Elrod is the new Chico State interim provost and vice president of academic affairs. Elrod will begin her tenure Oct. 20 after former provost Belle Wei resigned more than one month ago. She comes from Fresno State, where she served as the dean of the college of science and mathematics."I am th...

Chico State's three changing deans

Bill Hall

December 17, 2013

Chico State’s administration is adding two newly hired deans to its ranks and a search committee is being formed to hire a third.   The College of Business and the College of Communication and Education, will both welcome new deans next month according to Belle Wei, the university pro...

College of business gets new dean

Judith Hennessey

Nathan Lehmann

December 14, 2013

Judith Hennessey has been chosen as the new dean of Chico State's college of business, according to a press release from Chico State. Hennessey comes from California State University, Northridge where she serves as the interim dean of the college of business. She replaces Julie Indvik who has been serving as the interim dean sin...

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