Kansas University Chancellor Robert Hemenway today announced the 18 members of a committee that will begin searching for the next provost and executive vice chancellor for KU's Lawrence campus.
Provost David Shulenburger said last week he would step down from the post to return to teaching at the end of June.
KU plans to have a new provost step in on July 1.
Jeff Aube, professor of medicinal chemistry, will chair the search committee.
Other members are: Elizabeth Asiedu, associate professor of economics; Daryle Busch, Roy A. Roberts distinguished professor of chemistry; Victor Frost, Dan F. Servey distinguished professor of electrical engineering and computer science; John Gaunt, dean of architecture;
Estela Gavosto, associate chair of mathematics; Kathy Jansen, comptroller's office; Toni Johnson, assistant professor of social welfare; Paul Koch, professor of business; Stan Lombardo, professor of classics; Kathleen McCluskey-Fawcett, senior vice provost; Karen Miller, senior vice chancellor, KU Medical Center, and dean of nursing and allied health; Marlesa Roney, vice provost for student success; Val Stella, distinguished professor of pharmaceutical chemistry;
Denise Stephens, vice provost for information services; Nick Sterner, student body president; Susan Twombly, professor of teaching and leadership; and Deanell Tacha, chief judge of the U. S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit.