Becoming a Provost Academy

Jeanine Gangeness (BAPA Class of 2014-2015)

Jeanine Gangeness has been appointed as Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs at Winona State University. Dr. Gangeness previously served as the Founding Dean of the Bemidji State University School of Nursing. Her effective date is July 1, 2015.

Mark Canada (BAPA Class of 2014-2015)

Mark Canada has been appointed as Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs at Indiana University, Kokomo. Dr. Canada most recently served as Dean and Professor of English at the College of Arts and Sciences at the University of North Carolina at Pembroke. His effective date is April 1, 2015.

David Starrett (BAPA Class of 2010-2011)

David Starrett has been appointed as Provost at Columbia College. Dr. Starrett most recently served as an administrator and professor of biology at Southeast Missouri State University. His effective date starts in August 2015.

Kimberly Holmes (BAPA Class of 2014-2015)

Kimberly Holmes has been appointed as Interim Provost and Vice President at Savannah State University. Dr. Holmes previously served as Associate Provost and Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs at Savannah State University.

Dwight Watson (BAPA 2014-2015)

Dwight Watson has been appointed as Provost/Vice President for Academic and Student Affairs at Southwest Minnesota State University. Dr. Watson is currently serving as the Dean of the College of Education at the University of Northern Iowa. His effective date is July 1, 2015.

Kenneth Newbold (BAPA Class of 2014-2015)

Kenneth Newbold has been appointed Provost at Goshen College. Dr. Newbold previously served as Associate Vice Provost for Research and Scholarship at James Madison University. His effective date is July 1, 2015.