UNA Pressroom

Una Announces Finalists For Vpaa/provost Position

Mar. 02, 2009



Michelle Eubanks, UNA, at media@una.edu, 256.765.4392 or 256.606.2033

FLORENCE, Ala. — Four finalists will visit campus over the next two weeks for final interviews for the position of vice president for academic affairs and provost at the University of North Alabama. Finalists include:

  • Dr. Charles E. Wilson Jr., vice provost for undergraduate studies and dean of University College at Old Dominion University. Wilson will visit campus Jan. 25-27.

  • Dr. John G. Thornell, vice president for academic affairs at North Carolina Wesleyan College. Thornell will visit campus Jan. 28-30.

  • Dr. William T. (Tom) Bogard, dean of academic affairs at York College of Pennsylvania. Bogart will visit campus Feb. 1-3.

  • Dr. Jeffery S. Elwell, dean of the College of Fine Arts and Communication at East Carolina University. Elwell will visit campus Feb. 4-6.

Campus visits will include interviews with the search committee and key officials as well as an open forum with the university faculty and staff.

Finalists' resumes are available at www.una.edu/vpaa-candidates.

UNA's new vice president for academic affairs and provost will replace Dr. Garry Warren, who will retire in July.

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The University of North Alabama is an accredited, comprehensive regional state university offering undergraduate and graduate degree programs through the colleges of Arts and Sciences, Business, Education and Human Sciences, and the Anderson College of Nursing and Health Professions. Occupying a 130-acre campus in a residential section of Florence, Alabama, UNA is located within a four-city area that also includes Muscle Shoals, Sheffield, and Tuscumbia. UNA Athletics, a renowned collegiate athletics program with seven (7) Division II National Championships, is now a proud member of the NCAA Division I’s ASUN Big South Conference. The University of North Alabama is an equal opportunity institution and does not discriminate in the admission policy on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, disability, age, or national origin. For more: www.una.edu and www.una.edu/unaworks/