Provost to stay until end of the year

President Ann Weaver Hart announced today in an email that Richard Englert, provost and senior vice president for academic affairs, will remain in the position of provost until the end of 2012 in order to help in the transition to a new president.

“I am pleased to announce that Dr. Richard M. Englert has agreed to remain in the position of Provost of Temple University until December 31, 2012 to assure a smooth transition for the next president,” Hart said in the email. “Dick has been a strong academic leader for Temple University, and his steady leadership will assure that Temple does not miss a beat in its continued growth and distinction.”

Hart will officially resign her position on June 30 and will assume the role of president at the University of Arizona on July 1. Hart’s successor has not been announced.

Check back with The Temple News for more on Englert’s decision to stay on as provost through the end of the year.