SIU announces sole applicant for provost position, interview date

By Staff Report, News Desk

Meera Komarraju has been announced as the sole applicant and candidate for the position of provost and vice chancellor for academic affairs at SIU, according to a university press release.

Komarraju, the current interim provost, will hold forums with constituents on Nov. 19 as part of a day-long interview process.

A faculty/staff forum will take place at 2 p.m. on Nov. 19 in the John C. Guyon Auditorium at Morris Library, followed by a student forum at 5:45 p.m. in room 150 of the Student Services Building.


During the forums, Komarraju will discuss her vision for the major areas of responsibility of the provost’s office, which include academic affairs, enrollment and retention.

“The forums give university students, staff and faculty an opportunity to meet with the candidate and ask questions about her approach to the position,” the release said.

This story is developing and will be updated as more information becomes available.

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