Interim Associate Provost

Published: February 20th, 2007

Category: Memos

Janie M. Fouke, Provost

I am pleased to announce that Dr. Angel Kwolek-Folland, Associate Dean for Centers, Institutes and International Affairs for the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, has agreed to serve as Interim Associate Provost, effective February 23, 2007.

Dr. Kwolek-Folland came to the University of Florida in 2000 as the Director of the Center for Women’s Studies and Gender Research. She is a Professor of History and Women’s Studies in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, and in 2005, she was named Associate Dean in the College. Prior to joining the faculty at UF, she was Director of Graduate Studies and Associate Professor in the History Department at the University of Kansas.

In addition to Associate Dean and Director of the Center for Women’s Studies and Gender Research, Dr. Kwolek-Folland’s experience at UF has included chairing the NCAA Accreditation Subcommittee on Gender and Minority Equity, Faculty Representative on the Board for the University of Florida Foundation, and chairing the Provost and Faculty Senate Task Force on Faculty Quality of Life.

Dr. Kwolek-Folland received her B.A. in History and Art History at the University of Missouri, Kansas City, her M.A. in History at Kansas State University and her Ph.D. in History at the University of Minnesota.

Her duties will include serving as liaison with activities related to the Board of Governors and the Chancellor’s office and with issues related to faculty policy and assessment such as Tenure and Promotion, Grievances, Sustained Performance, etc. She will also participate with the Academic Personnel Board and assist in representing the administration in the Collective Bargaining activities. Over the summer, she will help with the on-going assessment of the centers and institutes that report to the Provost’s Office.

Please join me in welcoming Dr. Kwolek-Folland to her new position.

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