The final candidate for Kansas University’s provost position is a former provost at Texas A&M; University.
Jeffrey S. Vitter is currently a professor of computer science and engineering at Texas A&M; in College Station. He has also been the dean of the College of Sciences at Purdue University.
He will make a short presentation to the university community and the public at 4 p.m. Thursday at the Bruckmiller and McGee rooms in the Adams Alumni Center. A question-and-answer session and reception will follow.
The program will be streamed live online at www.provost.ku.edu/search/provost.shtml.
Vitter joins Philip McConnaughay, law dean at Pennsylvania State University, and Steve Warren, KU’s vice provost for research and graduate studies, as the three finalists for the position.