Dr. Slinker’s new role begins immediately and will extend through June 30, 2020.
She holds the rank of full professor with tenure in the Carson College of Business and will assume a faculty appointment in the Department of Management, Information Systems, and Entrepreneurship.
A proven innovator and skilled collaborator, she brings years of experience in senior leadership roles with Oregon State, Arizona State and North Carolina State universities.
WSU Pullman faculty, staff and students are invited to provide input about the criteria used to select the university’s next provost, noon-1 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 17, in the CUB Junior Ballroom.
Faculty, staff and students are invited to provide input about the WSU provost search during an upcoming series of listening sessions.
Nominations were sought from WSU leadership, the university’s deans, and the Faculty Senate.
Deans of the colleges of medicine, nursing, and pharmacy and pharmaceutical sciences will report to Spokane Chancellor Daryll DeWald, who also will serve as WSU’s vice president for health sciences.
The search committee will include broad representation from across the WSU system.
Joan King, who helped WSU transition through three presidents, weather state budget cuts and rein in systemwide overspending, will retire Oct. 19.
Record-breaking enrollment, major reductions in WSU’s annual operating deficit, and other achievements lauded.