The committee will consult with groups from across the campus community, emphasizing the importance of student input.
The faculty fellows will work in three roles: faculty development, academic programs and academic personnel.
Stokes: “I also hope that we’ve built a more diverse and inclusive environment for faculty, staff and students, and that people look at what we’re doing and they feel good about where we are.”
With new female administrators at MU, opportunities are growing for women on campus.
Stokes will take office Feb. 2 as MU’s second female provost.
The Maneater’s recent editorial mischaracterized the nature of The Mizzou Advantage initiative.
Representing all faculty members and improving all areas of MU academics should be the future provost’s main goals.
The new provost would need to address various challenges like a shrinking university budget, issues related to Title IX and faculty morale and retention problems.
The former interim president at Florida State University spoke to MU faculty and staff about AAU metrics and increasing faculty morale.
Several faculty members expressed concern that AAU metrics are not representative of non-STEM departments.
Wiencek is currently the interim provost of the Virginia Commonwealth University.
The former West Virginia University provost stressed the importance of student feedback and increasing faculty loyalty at MU.
Kesler claims he was never provided a reason for the decision, despite multiple requests.
Burns-Wallace hopes to assess and reduce gaps in MU’s student resources.