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WVU provost to step down at end of June, College of Law dean to fill position
Reported by: Associated Press
Tuesday, June 17, 2014 1:38 PM EDT
West Virginia University Provost Michele G. Wheatly plans to step down at the end of June.
WVU President E. Gordon Gee said Tuesday in a news release that he has named College of Law Dean Joyce McConnell to replace Wheatly as provost and vice president for Academic Affairs. McConnell's appointment is effective July 1.
Gregory Bowman will serve as interim dean of the law school, effective July 1. Bowman is associate dean for Academic Affairs and a professor of law..
Gee says the university will conduct a national search for a permanent dean.