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Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs Finalist On-Campus Visits

The search committee for the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs position is pleased to announce that three finalist candidates will be on campus for interviews over the next several weeks. 

The interview schedule for each candidate will include meetings with various constituent groups over the two day period each of the finalists will be on campus. As we reach this stage of the search process, we encourage the active participation of all members of the College community for this very important position. Feedback will be solicited following each session with the finalists and will be used by the search committee as we complete the charge given to us by President Rochon. 

The open sessions for the College community are indicated below. Candidate materials will be available at each of the open sessions and can also be obtained in the Office of Legal Affairs, 3rd floor of the Peggy Ryan Williams Center or by contacting bleblanc@ithaca.edu. The open sessions for the College community are indicated below:


Dr. Mary Strey (October 26-27)
Past Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs at Gustavus Adolphus College in St. Peter, MN
and currently holds joint appointments as Professor of Chemistry and Biology at Gustavus Adolphus College.

Open Session for Faculty (October 26, 12:10 – 1:00 pm)

Open Session for Students (October 26, 5:30 – 6:15 pm)

Open Session for Faculty, Staff and Students (October 27, 12:10 – 1:00 pm)


Dr. Marisa Kelly (October 28-29)
Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences at the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul, MN

Open Session for Faculty, Staff and Students (October 28, 12:10 – 1:00 pm)

Open Session for Students (October 28, 5:30 – 6:15 pm)

Open Session for Faculty (October 29, 12:10 – 1:00 pm)


Dr. Abiodun Goke-Pariola (November 9-10)
Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs at Otterbein University in Westerville, OH

Open Session for Faculty (November 9, 12:10 – 1:00 pm)

Open Session for Students (November 9, 5:30 – 6:15 pm)

Open Session for Faculty, Staff and Students (November 10, 12:10 – 1:00 pm)


Individuals with disabilities requiring accommodations should contact Bonnie LeBlanc by e-mail at bleblanc@ithaca.edu or by calling (607) 274-3836. We ask that requests for accommodations be made as soon as possible.




Originally published in Intercom: Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs Finalist On-Campus Visits.