Wichita State University Provost Gary Miller named chancellor of University of North Carolina at Wilmington

 

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Gary Miller, Wichita State University provost and vice president of academic affairs and research, will become the chancellor of the University of North Carolina at Wilmington by July 1.

On May 3, it was announced that Gary Miller, Wichita State University provost and vice president of academic affairs and research since 2006, will begin a new role as chancellor of the University of North Carolina at Wilmington by July 1.

According to an announcement on the WSU website, WSU President Don Beggs said while at WSU, Miller has been an important leader of initiatives to increase student enrollment, retention and graduation; attract returning adult students; utilize technology; involve the faculty in discussion about the future of universities; and increase sponsored research funding.

UNCW has 13,000 students and 900 faculty members and is located adjacent to the Atlantic Ocean and Cape Fear estuary. It is a leading university for teaching, research and service in marine science.

A decision about filling Miller’s position will be announced before June 1.

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