The search committee was established in early June under the chairmanship of Michael Wachter, Professor of Law and Economics and Deputy Provost-Designate. Its members consisted of Jacob Abel, Professor of Mechanical Engineering; Janice Bellace, Professor of Legal Studies and Deputy Dean, the Wharton School; Robert Gorman, Professor of Law; Janice Madden, Professor of Sociology and Vice Provost for Graduate Education; and Joan Mollman, Associate Professor of Neurology and Chair of the Medical School Faculty Senate. Linda Koons and Jo-Ann Zoll in the Provost's Office staffed the committee.
Only internal candidates were considered for the position. Candidates were sought who had extensive knowledge of the University and its policies and practices and who had some experience in dealing with the faculty personnel system. A total of sixteen faculty were considered and eleven were interviewed, of whom two were minority candidates and two were women. The Provost named one of the two women candidates, Barbara Lowery, as Associate Provost, effective August 1.
-- Michael Wachter, Chair
Tuesday, October 31, 1995
Volume 42 Number 10