The Office of the Provost supports faculty and students. Members of the office have particular areas of responsibility, but any member of the office will be glad to receive questions or concerns.


Lori Kletzer

Lori G. Kletzer

Provost and Dean of Faculty
Phone: 207-859-4770
lori.kletzer@colby.edu

Areas of Responsibility:

  • Oversight of tenure-track and continuing faculty hiring
  • Oversight of promotion and tenure review
  • Faculty performance review
  • Diversity initiatives
  • Department and program resource allocation and budgets
  • Oversight of academic resources and facilities
  • Trustee initiatives
  • Oversight of the Colby Libraries, Off-Campus Study, Department of Athletics

Margaret McFadden

Associate Provost and Dean of Faculty
Phone: 207-859-4776
margaret.mcfadden@colby.edu

Areas of Responsibility:

  • Curricular oversight
  • Jan Plan curriculum
  • Department and program assessments
  • Faculty course evaluations
  • Summer student research
  • Hiring visiting faculty

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James M. Sloat

Associate Provost and Dean of Faculty
Phone: 207-859-4786
jim.sloat@colby.edu

Areas of Responsibility:

  • Faculty orientation
  • Faculty development
  • Assessment/Accreditation
  • Fellowships
  • Funded internships
  • The Colby Affirmation
  • Liaison with Athletics, Career Center, Admissions
  • Colby Liberal Arts Symposium

 

Mandy A. Grant

Executive Assistant to the Provost and Dean of Faculty
Phone: 207-859-4772
mandy.grant@colby.edu

Areas of Responsibility:

  • Provide immediate support for the Provost
  • Scheduling for the Provost
  • Oversight of Academic Administrative Assistants
  • Maintain Faculty Records
  • Oversight of Music Associate, Language Assistant, and Jan Plan Records
  • Coordinate and organize special events
  • Coordinate faculty searches, placement of advertisements, and relocation
  • Maintain the Provost web page
  • Keeping and processing confidential files

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Beverly J. Boose

Administrative Assistant
Phone: 207-859-4770
bev.boose@colby.edu

Areas of Responsibility:

  • Approves requests to use faculty start-up funds
  • Maintains records for named-chair research funds and faculty start-up funds
  • Processes approved professional travel-grant requests and students’ special-project fund requests
  • Posts faculty employment opportunities online
  • Reviews faculty reimbursement requests: travel grants, endowed chair funds, start-up funds
  • Schedules appointments for Paul Greenwood and Jim Sloat