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Fourth provost candidate to visit campus Tuesday

Faculty, staff and students are invited to attend an open forum to meet candidate Monica Lam.

By Lindsey Coulter

February 26, 2020

MSU Denver flag.The nationwide search for Metropolitan State University of Denver’s next provost continues. The search committee is excited to welcome four top candidates for on-campus interviews. Each candidate offers decades of higher-education experience and a lifelong dedication to learning and academic leadership.

In addition to meeting with President Janine Davidson, Ph.D., senior leaders, trustees, Faculty Senate leaders and direct reports, candidates will participate in open forums with the MSU Denver community. Faculty, staff and students are welcome and encouraged to attend the following sessions to hear each candidate’s vision for the provost role and ask questions.

Candidate visit No. 4: Monica Lam, Ph.D.

Lam has served as dean and professor of the University of Central Oklahoma College of Business since 2018, prior to which she was dean of the School of Business Administration and the College of Design, Engineering and Commerce at Thomas Jefferson University. She holds a bachelor’s degree in sociology from Chinese University of Hong Kong, a master’s degree in business computing science from Texas A&M University, a Master of Divinity from Western Seminary, and a doctorate in management information systems from the University of Wisconsin, Madison. Lam also has published two academic texts and received a copyright for her computer program, “Rule Extraction for Backpropagation.”

March 3

2:30-3:30 p.m.

JSSB 400

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