Dr. Mitzi Montoya has assumed the title and duties of Special Assistant to the Dean of the Carson College of Business, along with her faculty appointment in the Carson College.

Dr. Montoya served as Provost and Executive Vice President during fall 2019. She was engaged in several important initiatives in the areas of student success, enrollment management, budget modeling, academic operations planning, and corporate engagement while providing additional services and resources to help faculty and students succeed.

Dr. Montoya will serve as a full professor with tenure in the Department of Management, Information Systems, and Entrepreneurship. “As Professor and Special Assistant to the Dean, I will continue my research on the drivers of success and failure in organizational innovation. I will support the Carson College of Business’s corporate engagement efforts and continue my Advancing Women in Leadership initiative,” she said.

“The University looks forward to having Dr. Montoya work in this new role,” said WSU President Kirk Schulz.

Dr. Montoya’s appointment began Oct. 28, 2019.