Dr. Phyllis Callahan will assume the position of Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs effective February 1, 2015.
A unique opportunity is available this academic year to promote innovative, interdisciplinary academic activities at Miami University. Permanent, full-time faculty members at Miami are invited to submit proposals for seed funding for broad, pioneering teaching, learning, or research-related programs and activities or significant innovations to existing programs that are interdisciplinary and involve faculty from multiple academic departments or programs across the university. View the Request for Proposals and additional information.
Carine M. Feyten, who has served as dean of Miami University's College of Education, Health, and Society for the last eight years, has been appointed chancellor and president of Texas Woman’s University, the nation’s largest university primarily for women. A new search, chaired by Marek Dollar, Dean of the College of Engineering & Computing, is now underway. Susan Mosley-Howard will serve as the interim dean.
Congratulations to the outstanding faculty and staff members who have been selected for prestigious university awards:
Excellence in Academic Advising Award Winners: Marti Kyger (Farmer School of Business), Patrick Murphy (Department of English), and Katie Shoemaker (Office of Residence Life)
Career Development Award Winners: Julia Guichard (Department of Theatre), Jim Kiper (Department of Computer Science & Software Engineering), Heidi McKee (Department of English), Dave Rosenthal (Department of Marketing), Amy Summerville (Department of Psychology), Jan Taylor, (Department of Marketing), and Pat Troesch (Department of Kinesiology & Health)
Distinguished Scholar Award Winners: Mary Jean Corbett (Department of English), Gary Lorigan (Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry), Abdoulaye Saine (Department of Political Science), and Jing Zhang (Department of Statistics)
Distinguished Service Award Winners: Kip Alishio (Student Counseling Services) and Becky Dysart (Human Resources)
Distinguished Teaching Award Winners: Andrew Casper (Department of Art), Rodney Coates (Department of Sociology, Black World Studies Program), Alysia Fischer (Center for American & World Cultures), and Sergio Sanabria (Department of Architecture & Interior Design)