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Interim Provost reappointed instead of three suggested candidates

Christine Lee, News Editor

March 19, 2013

Instead of hiring one of the candidates recommended by the search committee, President Patrick Leahy has chosen to extend interim provost Therese Wignot's time as interim provost for another year. In an email to the campus community...

Final provost candidate visits, speaks on campus

Shawn Carey, Assistant News Editor

February 19, 2013

The third provost candidate visited Wilkes last week. She was the final candidate in the university’s search for a new chief academic officer. Susan Turell serves as the associate provost at Clarion University of Pennsylvani...

Grading disagreements

Anne Yoskoski, Advertising Manager

February 12, 2013

At one point or another, everyone has gotten a grade that the student felt was not earned or warranted. How does a student go about changing this grade or at least getting someone to take a look at it? Many students do not know...

Provost candidates take to campus; discuss policies in open forum

Christine Lee, News Editor

February 5, 2013

When students hear the term provost, most aren't aware of his or her role on campus and in the lives of students. In a survey of 10 students, none knew what the role of provost was on campus, while a little over half knew Wilke...

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