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Provost considers graduation on campus

Alyvia Nichols, interdisciplinary studies, claps and looks to her people who are in the audience for her during the end part of commencement where the graduates shout-out and clap to the members in the audience who were there for them through their college experiences. Photo by Rachel Johnson

Andrea Pedon

February 27, 2018

In an attempt to give future graduates a last farewell to the university, James Johnston, provost and vice president for academic affairs, has explored options to bring graduation back on campus. While graduation is now being held downtown in Kay Yeager Coliseum is the current location of grad...

James Johnston: ‘Creating our Signature’

Kara McIntyre

October 6, 2017

James Johnston, provost and vice president for academic affairs, gave a presentation titled "Creating our Signature" on Oct. 6 at 11 a.m. for an audience of about 50 faculty and staff. While it was a brief presentation, ending promptly at 11:21 a.m., Johnston discussed MSU's change from a commuter school...

Johnston named new provost

James Johnston, provost and vice president of academic affairs, gathers papers together for a guest speaking event.

Leonardo Gonzalez

April 26, 2017

From department chair and program director, to director of interdisciplinary education, to interim dean, to actual dean. University President Suzanne Shipley named James Johnston the new provost and vice president of academic affairs on April 21. Johnston replaced Betty Stewart, who held the pro...

James Johnston, interim provost, named new provost

James Johnston, interim provost, speaks at provost candidate interview session on April 4. Johnston was named provost on April 21. Photo by Arianna Davis

Kara McIntyre

April 21, 2017

In a postmaster sent earlier today, University President Suzanne Shipley announced James Johnston, interim provost, as the official provost for MSU. "Dr. Johnston was selected after a rigorous search of well-qualified individuals," Shipley said in the postmaster. "Please join us in congratulating ...

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