The national quest for a new NDSU Provost has been slimmed down to a final list of four candidates, said an NDSU press release. These finalists will make campus visits throughout early April, all at 10 a.m. in the Memorial Union Century Theater.
On Tuesday, April 1, Joel Thierstein will be present for the first open forum. Thierstein has been the vice president for academic affairs and provost for Kentucky State since 2012.
Robert Marley will make his open forum appearance Thursday, April 3. Marley is the interim president for student success at Montana State, where he has served in different roles since 1990.
Mark Hoversten will be a part of the open forum on April 8. Since 2008, Hoversten has been the dean of the College of Art and Architecture at Idaho.
Beth Ingram will be the last of the provost open forums on April 10. Ingram is the associate provost for undergraduate education and dean of the University College at the University of Iowa.
NDSU professor of animal sciences and co-director of the Center for Nutrition and Pregnancy Larry Reynolds is the chair of the 11-person search committee.