Three State Universities Name Women Provosts

Garnett S. Stokes was named provost and executive vice president for academic affairs at Florida State University in Tallahassee. The appointment is effective on August 1. Dr. Stokes will also be a professor of psychology at the university. She has been serving as dean of the Franklin College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Georgia.

Professor Stokes is a graduate of Carson-Newman College. She earned a master’s degree and a Ph.D. in industrial and organizational psychology at the University of Georgia.

Heather Hardy is the new provost at the University of Nevada at Reno. She has served as a professor of English and dean of the College of Liberal Arts since joining the university in 2005. Previously, she was a dean at Colorado State University.

Dr. Hardy is a graduate of Rice University in Houston. She earned a Ph.D. in linguistics from the University of California at Los Angeles. She is the former editor of the Southwest Journal of Linguistics.

Barbara Adamcik was appointed interim provost at Idaho State University in Pocatello. Her appointment is effective on June 25.

Professor Adamcik has been a member of the faculty at the university’s College of Pharmacy since 1985. She has been serving as associate provost for institutional planning and effectiveness and director of the Office of Institutional Research.

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