Faculty, staff, and students system-wide are invited to meet and evaluate Luis Garcia, the first of three finalists for the position of provost and executive vice president to visit WSU.

Garcia, currently a professor in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the University of Vermont, will give a presentation and answer questions during a session open to the community from 9-10 a.m. on Monday, April 22 in PACCAR 202 on the Pullman campus. The session will be livestreamed (WSU network id and password required) and broadcast to locations at each campus.

Garcia served as dean of the College of Engineering and Mathematical Sciences at the University Vermont, Vermont’s land-grant university, from 2013-2018. The college increased the number of faculty by 26 percent, grew undergraduate and graduate student enrollment and tripled its annual fundraising during his deanship. He joined UVM after serving in a variety of administrative and teaching positions at Colorado State University from 1991-2013.

Garcia earned a doctorate in civil engineering at the University of Colorado, Boulder. He earned bachelor’s and master’s degrees in civil engineering at Texas A&M.

Public presentation and Q&A: Luis Garcia

9-10 a.m., April 22, PACCAR Building 202, WSU Pullman

The livestream (WSU network id and password required) is accessible from all WSU locations, including campuses, Extension offices and research centers.

April 22 group broadcast viewing locations

WSU Everett: Classroom 101
WSU Spokane: SNRS 201
WSU Tri-Cities: TFLO 256
WSU Vancouver: VECS 120