Leadership changes

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On December 5, 2019
Portrait of Steve Roberts in a blue suit and red tie.
Stephen Roberts, founding vice provost and dean of the College of Arts, Sciences, and Business since 2014, became interim provost on July 1. He succeeds Robert Marley, who was provost July 14, 2014, through June 30, and is now part of the S&T engineering management and systems engineering faculty.
Neil Outar, who served as interim chief diversity officer (CDO) at S&T since 2017, became CDO on July 1. Outar joined S&T in 2015 to establish the office of institutional equity, diversity and inclusion, which investigates and adjudicates campus civil rights concerns.
Portrait of Richard Brow in a blue suit, blue striped collar shirt and blue tie.
Richard Brow, Curators’ Distinguished Professor of materials science and engineering, is interim deputy provost. A member of the faculty since 1998, he has served as interim vice provost and dean of the College of Engineering and Computing and chair of materials science and engineering.
Shobi Sivadasan, former associate vice president for graduate and international admissions at the University of New Haven in West Haven, Conn., joined S&T on Oct. 1 as vice provost of enrollment management.
Portrait of Kate Drowne in a blue blazer and white top.
Kathleen (Kate) Drowne, associate dean of academic affairs in the College of Arts, Sciences, and Business (CASB), is interim vice provost and dean of CASB, effective July 1. A faculty member since 2001, she is also a professor of English and technical communication and former director of the Center for Science, Technology, and Society.
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On December 5, 2019. Posted in 2019, Around the Puck, Fall/Winter 2019, News