This week, the campus community is invited to meet the five candidates for Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs at scheduled online forums. Learn more about today’s candidate below, and view the complete schedule of open forum sessions online.
Mark Sheridan, 1 p.m. April 5
Sheridan is the vice provost for graduate and postdoctoral affairs and dean of the Graduate School at Texas Tech University (TTU), as well as a professor in the department of biological sciences. Sheridan holds a doctoral degree in zoology from the University of California – Berkeley.
At the forums, each candidate will present for 15-20 minutes in response to a prompt from the search committee, followed by one hour of question-and-answer with the moderator Due to time and formatting constraints, questions are being collected in advance and may be submitted online. There will be a limited opportunity for each candidate to address questions submitted live. Sessions will be recorded, and information will be shared on how to view the recordings following the final candidate presentation. Candidate feedback is requested by Tuesday, April 20 at 5 p.m.