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Ray Gorman, Interim Provost
Ray Gorman, Interim Provost

 

In July 2014, Raymond F Gorman began his term as interim provost and executive vice president for academic affairs at Miami University after most recently serving as interim dean of the Farmer School of Business and previously as Associate Provost and Associate Dean, also in the Farmer School of Business. While serving as interim dean, the Farmer School undertook a major initiative focused on ethics, culminating in the adoption of a student honor code in April 2014.

In addition to teaching courses in the area of corporate finance, he has also taught courses on sustainability as part of his work with the Center for Sustainable Systems Studies.  His research has focused on the link between corporate policies and financial performance, as well as the differential financial practices of regulated companies. Dr. Gorman's scholarship has been published in the American Economic Review, Yale Journal of Regulation, the Journal of Accounting and Public Policy, and the Financial Review. He is also a past editor of the Mid-American Journal of Business.

He obtained a B.A. in Mathematical Economics from Brown University, an M.B.A. from Duke University, and a D.B.A. in Business Economics and Public Policy from Indiana University.

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Updates

New University Directors

The Office of the Provost is proud to announce that three outstanding faculty members with significant records of excellence in teaching, scholarship and service have been appointed to serve in university director positions, beginning July 2014.

Dr. Rose Marie Ward has been appointed as the director of the Center for the Enhancement of Learning, Teaching and University Assessment. Ward is an associate professor in the Department of Kinesiology and Health and a faculty affiliate in the Departments of Statistics and Psychology. She has been a visiting scholar at Penn State University's Prevention Research Center and is author of over 50 articles in peer reviewed journals. She has won several teaching awards, including Ohio Magazine's Excellence in Education Award, the Greater Cincinnati Consortium of Colleges and Universities Teaching Award, and the Knox Excellence in Teaching Award. Ward will replace Dr. Cecilia Shore, professor of psychology, who has been in the position for the past five years.

Dr. Rich Taylor has been appointed as the director of Liberal Education, replacing Dr. John Tassoni who has been in the role for the past five years. Dr. Taylor is a professor of chemistry and biochemistry, director of the Center of Industrial Organic Chemistry, and director of the Oxford Pathways Program. He has published numerous refereed journal articles and engaged in significant service including serving as interim chair of the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry as well as member of the Committee on Faculty Rights & Responsibilities, the Miami Plan Redesign team, and the Howe Center for Writing Excellence Advisory Committee.

Dr. Linda Marchant will serve as the next director of the University Honors Program, replacing Dr. Cindy Klestinec who has been serving as interim director for the past two years. Dr. Marchant is a professor of anthropology and has recently been a visiting scholar at the University of California, San Diego Salk Institute for Academic Research and Training in Anthropogeny (CARTA). She has been an Altman Scholar and chair of the Department of Anthropology from 2002-2012. In addition to securing numerous grants and publishing numerous articles in the top journals in her field, Dr. Marchant was the recipient of the outstanding professor award from the Associated Student Government in 2004.

Provost Search

A new search for the Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs is now underway. A search committee, led by Liz Mullenix, Dean of the College of Creative Arts, is being assembled. Ray Gorman will serve as interim provost while the University searches for a new provost. The individual selected will replace Bobby Gempesaw who served as provost from 2010-2014 and is assuming the presidency of St. John’s University in New York City.

Dean of the College of Education, Health and Society Search

Carine M. Feyten, who has served as dean of Miami University's College of Education, Health, and Society for the last eight years, has been appointed chancellor and president of Texas Woman’s University, the nation’s largest university primarily for women. A new search, chaired by Marek Dollar, Dean of the College of Engineering & Computing, is now underway. Susan Mosley-Howard will serve as the interim dean.

University Award Winners

Congratulations to the outstanding faculty and staff members who have been selected for prestigious university awards:

Excellence in Academic Advising Award Winners: Marti Kyger (Farmer School of Business), Patrick Murphy (Department of English), and Katie Shoemaker (Office of Residence Life)

Career Development Award Winners: Julia Guichard (Department of Theatre), Jim Kiper (Department of Computer Science & Software Engineering), Heidi McKee (Department of English), Dave Rosenthal (Department of Marketing), Amy Summerville (Department of Psychology), Jan Taylor, (Department of Marketing), and Pat Troesch (Department of Kinesiology & Health)

Distinguished Scholar Award Winners: Mary Jean Corbett (Department of English), Gary Lorigan (Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry), Abdoulaye Saine (Department of Political Science), and Jing Zhang (Department of Statistics)

Distinguished Service Award Winners: Kip Alishio (Student Counseling Services) and Becky Dysart (Human Resources)

Distinguished Teaching Award Winners: Andrew Casper (Department of Art), Rodney Coates (Department of Sociology, Black World Studies Program), Alysia Fischer (Center for American & World Cultures), and Sergio Sanabria (Department of Architecture & Interior Design)

2020 Plan

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We are committed to providing the best undergraduate experience in the nation and have developed an innovative plan to achieve this vision.

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Locations
Luxembourg
West Chester
Middletown
Hamilton
Oxford
  • Luxembourg
    Luxembourg

    John E. Dolibois European Center, Luxembourg

    One of Miami's oldest continuous study abroad programs, the Miami University John E. Dolibois Center (MUDEC) in Luxembourg offers students the opportunity to enroll in Miami classes taught by European-based and Ohio-based Miami faculty. Students enjoy a unique combination of first-class academics, engagement in the local community, and various faculty-guided and independent travel opportunities.

    Contact and emergency information for the Luxembourg Campus. Starting with general contact info on the left; additional contact and emergency information on the right.

    Château de Differdange
    1, Impasse du Château
    L-4524 Differdange
    Grand Duchy of Luxembourg
    luxembourg@MiamiOH.edu
    MiamiOH.edu/luxembourg

    217-222 MacMillan Hall
    531 E. Spring Street
    Oxford, Ohio 45056, USA

    Directions

    Main Operator: 011-352-582222-1
    Oxford-based Coordinator: 513-529-5050
    Emergency info: MiamiOH.edu/emergency

  • West Chester
    West Chester

    Voice of America Learning Center

    Located midway between Cincinnati and Dayton along I-75, the Voice of America Learning Center (VOALC) offers undergraduate and graduate courses and programs drawn from Miami's Regional and Oxford campuses. Home to Miami's MBA program, the Learning Center provides ready access to graduate programs for area educators and courses leading to the BIS degree for undergraduates.

    Contact and emergency information for the Voice of America Campus. Starting with general contact info on the left; additional contact and emergency information on the right.

    7847 VOA Park Dr.
    (Corner of VOA Park Dr. and Cox Rd.)
    West Chester, OH 45069
     
    voalc@MiamiOH.edu
    MiamiOH.edu/voalc

    Printable Floor Plan
    Directions

    Main Operator: 513-895-8862
    (From Middletown) 513-217-8862
    Emergency info: regionals.MiamiOH.edu/emergency

  • Middletown
    Middletown

    Middletown Regional Campus

    Nestled on 141 acres near I-75, Miami University Middletown offers bachelor's degrees, associate degrees, and beginning coursework for most four-year degrees. Nearby Greentree Health Science Academy immerses Miami's nursing and health information technology students in the health care experience while taking classes.

    Contact and emergency information for the Middletown Campus. Starting with general contact info on the left; additional contact and emergency information on the right.

     4200 N. University Blvd.
    Middletown, OH 45042
    regionalwebmaster@MiamiOH.edu
    regionals.MiamiOH.edu

    Printable Campus Map
    Directions

    Main Operator: 513-727-3200
    (Toll-free) 1-86-MIAMI-MID
    Office of Admission: 513-727-3216
    Campus Status Line: 513-727-3477
    Emergency info: regionals.MiamiOH.edu/emergency

  • Hamilton
    Hamilton

    Hamilton Regional Campus

    A compact, friendly, commuter campus, Miami Hamilton offers bachelor's degrees, associate degrees, and beginning coursework for most four-year degrees. Small class sizes, on-site child care, and flexible scheduling make Miami Hamilton attractive to students at all stages of life and career.

    Contact and emergency information for the Hamilton Campus. Starting with general contact info on the left; additional contact and emergency information on the right.

    1601 University Blvd.
    Hamilton, OH 45011
    regionalwebmaster@MiamiOH.edu
    regionals.MiamiOH.edu

    Printable Campus Map
    Directions

    Main Operator: 513-785-3000
    Office of Admission: 513-785-3111
    Campus Status Line: 513-785-3077
    Emergency info: regionals.MiamiOH.edu/emergency

  • Oxford
    Oxford

    Miami University, Oxford Ohio

    Nationally recognized as one of the most outstanding undergraduate institutions, Miami University is a public university located in Oxford, Ohio. With a student body of 16,000, Miami effectively combines a wide range of strong academic programs with faculty who love to teach and the personal attention ordinarily found only at much smaller institutions.

    Contact and emergency information for the Oxford Campus. Starting with general contact info on the left; additional contact and emergency information on the right.

    501 E. High St.
    Oxford, OH 45056

    Printable Campus Map
    Directions

    Main Operator: 513-529-1809
    Office of Admission: 513-529-2531
    Vine Hotline: 513-529-6400
    Emergency info: MiamiOH.edu/emergency