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About the Provost


Robin Forman, Ph.D.

Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost
Professor of Mathematics

Robin Forman

Dr. Forman was appointed Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost in September 2016. He previously served as dean of the Emory College of Arts and Sciences and the Asa Griggs Candler Professor of Mathematics at Emory University. He has held faculty and administrative appointments at Rice University, and has served as an instructor at MIT and as a visiting professor at the University of Burgundy, Harvard University and the Mathematical Research Institute. Dr. Forman received a Bachelor of Arts and a Master of Arts in mathematics from the University of Pennsylvania and a doctoral degree in mathematics from Harvard University. His research, which has been funded by the National Science Foundation, the National Security Agency and the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, focuses on combinatorial methods in topology and geometry.

Updated: September 2016

 



University Provosts and Their Terms of Service

 

Name

Academic Field(s)

Years of Service

Robin Forman

Mathematics

2016-Present


Nicholas J. Altiero (Interim Provost)

Biomedical Engineering & Engineering Physics


2016

Michael A. Bernstein

History and Economics

2007-2016

Paul L. Barron (Interim Provost)

Law

2006-2007

Lester A. Lefton

Psychology

2001-2006

Paul L. Barron (Interim Provost)

Law

2000-2001

Martha W. Gilliland

Environmental Engineering

1997-2000

Eamon M. Kelly (Interim Provost)

Economics

1996-1997

James F. Kilroy

English

1991-1996

James F. Kilroy (Interim Provost)

English

1990-1991

Francis Leo Lawrence *

French

1982-1990

Francis Leo Lawrence *
(Interim Provost)


French


1981-1982

Frank Thomas Birtel

Mathematics

1979-1981

S. Frederick Starr
(Academic Vice President)


History


1980-1981

Frank Thomas Birtel (Interim Provost)

Mathematics

1978-1979

Robert Bocking Stevens

Law

1976-1978

David Russell Deener

Political Science

1967-1976

Clarence Scheps
(Executive Vice President)


Business Administration


1965-1967

Maxwell Edward Lapham

Medicine

1963-1965

Robert Mayer Lumiansky +

English

1960-1963

Fred Carrington Cole
(Academic Vice President)


History


1954-1959

 
 
* - Tulane University Alumnus
+ - Position Vacant 1959-1960

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