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‘This is a calling for me to give back to the system which has given me so much’

Elizabeth Chilton, dean of the Harpur College of Arts and Sciences at Binghamton University, will begin her role as the provost and vice president of WSU in the fall.

AMAAN RAHMAN, Evergreen reporter

May 18, 2020

Elizabeth Chilton said she has made it her goal to diversify institutions of higher education by using her background in anthropology and the experience she gained in previous administrative roles. Chilton, dean of the Harpur College of Arts and Sciences at Binghamton University, has been appointed as t...

University hears last provost candidate presentation

Provost candidate  Elizabeth Chilton said she is impressed by a statement in WSU’s strategic plan draft which states the university is committed to transforming the lives of students rather than chasing elite status.

JAKOB THORINGTON, Evergreen reporter

April 21, 2020

WSU’s final provost candidate once heard her brother say that her anthropology major was a highly optimistic goal when she was a student. “I don’t think he meant that as a compliment,” candidate Elizabeth Chilton said. Chilton is the dean of the Harpur College of Arts and Scienc...

WSU community hears third provost candidate

JAKOB THORINGTON, Evergreen reporter

April 16, 2020

WSU’s third provost finalist is bringing a secret weapon to her candidacy. “My secret weapon and what I would bring to WSU, as well, is that I get people to work effectively together,” provost candidate Tami Eitle said. “I really expect my teams to do better together than they would do alon...

Second provost candidate presents to university community

Julie Kmec, co-chair of the Provost search committee, discusses how the search guidelines for a new provost are constantly being adapted to fit the needs of the university on Monday evening in the CUB Junior Ballroom.

JAKOB THORINGTON, Evergreen reporter

April 15, 2020

The second presentation during WSU’s provost search featured a variety of color-coordinated maps from a geography professor seeking to become the university’s next provost. “As a geographer I felt I had to throw in at least one or two maps in,” provost candidate Robert McMaster said. M...

First provost candidate presents to WSU

André‑Denis Wright,  dean of the College of Agricultural, Human and Natural Resources Sciences, said he want to improve student retention rates.

JAKOB THORINGTON, Evergreen reporter

April 14, 2020

André‑Denis Wright is used to wearing ties. “My mom always wanted to put me in ties and bowties and little did I know at the time that it would come in handy for a career as a dean and hopefully as a provost,” he said. Now as the dean of the College of Agricultural, Human and Natural Resources Sci...

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