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MEMORANDUM
May 5, 2010

 TO:  American University Community
 FROM:  Scott A. Bass, Provost
 SUBJECT:  Nominations for the Interim Vice provost for Undergraduate Studies

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I am inviting nominations, including self-nominations, from faculty members for a two-year term as Interim Vice Provost for Undergraduate Studies. This opportunity is occasioned by the appointment of Phyllis Peres and Interim Senior Vice Provost and Dean of Academic Affairs. The appointee to the undergraduate studies position will report to Senior Vice Provost Peres.

The portfolio of responsibilities for this position includes all aspects of the undergraduate academic program and experience. AU Abroad/Abroad at AU, the Career Center and its Office of Merit Awards, the Frederick Douglass Scholar Program, General Education, Learning Communities, University College and the University Honors Program all report to the Vice Provost for Undergraduate Studies. The vice provost also serves on the Orientation Project Team, the First Year Project Team, the University Experience Council, the Enrollment Management Task Force, and the Provost’s Operational Council. Serving in this capacity is an opportunity to shape and strengthen undergraduate education at American University and make a difference in the lives of our students.

Please send nominations and self-nominations to Denise Wilkerson dwilers@american.edu, Special Assistant to the Provost, Office of the provost, Leonard Lower Level, 8061 by Tuesday, May 18, 2010.


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