To: President’s Cabinet, Provost’s Council of Deans, and Provost’s Executive Committee
From: Edward Feser, Provost and Executive Vice President
November 7, 2017
I am pleased to announce that Scott Ashford, Dean of the College of Engineering, and Mitzi Montoya, Dean of the College of Business, have agreed to serve as co-administrators for OSU’s strategic initiatives in Portland, providing strategic leadership to ensure that the University achieves its goals in the region. President Ray and I sincerely appreciate their willingness to lead in this capacity as we recognize that this is in addition to their already full portfolios.
In their role as co-administrators, Scott and Mitzi will advance the interests of the University as a whole, its eleven colleges, and the Honors College. Regular communication and consultation with the other academic deans will be particularly important. A summary of their responsibilities is included below.
Scott and Mitzi will report directly to me, and will work in collaboration with—and be assisted by—an advisory council. I will charge the advisory council shortly.
I look forward to working with Scott and Mitzi – and all of you – to improve and advance the University’s goals in the Portland region.
The co-administrator portfolio will include: