Dear Students and Faculty,
I am pleased to announce that our own Dr. Daniela Sharma will be filling a new position at the college entitled Provost and Executive Vice President. Dr. Sharma was instrumental in the college’s creation and is a member of our Board of Directors. Dr. Sharma will be the college’s chief academic, student affairs and institutional development officer. She will work with the President and senior faculty to develop the college’s 5-year Strategic Growth Plan. As Provost, she will have broad and comprehensive responsibilities for the success of students in achieving their goals. Strategies will include development of academic policy, academic program planning, domestic and international growth, and directing the evolution of academic and student affairs programs. The Provost will provide the academic and administrative leadership to achieve a high standard of excellence in instruction and student services and will foster collaboration with faculty, staff, students; as well as external business, professional, government and social communities intended to promote student and institutional success through research, use of best practices, evaluation, continuous improvement, shared governance and student success strategies. Please welcome Dr Sharma to this new position and support her in her efforts to move our college forward on a global level.