NDSU Provost Search Committee Pares Down List Of Candidates

North Dakota State University’s provost search committee selected seven candidates on Feb. 23 to bring in for off-site interviews for university provost. The interviews are scheduled March 5 and 6 at the Ramada Plaza Suites in Fargo.

The candidates selected are:

Bradley Fenwick, professor in the Department of Pathobiology at University of Tennessee; formerly vice chancellor of research and engagement at UT;

Howard Grimes, vice president for research and dean of the graduate school at Washington State University;

Priscilla Nelson, professor of civil and environmental engineering at New Jersey Institute of Technology; formerly provost and senior vice president of academic affairs at NJIT;

Mark Pagano, dean of University Continuing Education and Conferences at Purdue University;

Vish Prasad, vice president for research at University of North Texas;

Bruce Rafert, vice provost and dean of the graduate school at Clemson University;

Cheryl Schrader, dean of the College of Engineering at Boise State University.

The committee will narrow the pool to up to four candidates to bring to campus for interviews April 4 – 15. For more information about the search and the candidates, go to http://www.ndsu.edu/news/provost_search/