New Provost at the University of North Carolina at Wilmington

Denise A. Battles was appointed provost and vice chancellor for academic affairs at the University of North Carolina at Wilmington. Her appointment is effective on July 16. She has been serving as dean of the College of Natural and Health Sciences at the University of Northern Colorado. She has held that post since 2005. From 1990 to 2005 she was on the geology department faculty at Georgia Southern University. Dr. Battles is a past president of the Council of Colleges of Arts and Sciences.

A native of Oswego County in upstate New York, Dr. Battles received a bachelor’s degree in geology from Colgate University and a Ph.D. in geology from the University of California at Los Angeles.

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