Middle Tennessee State University names vice provost

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Friday, July 18, 2014

MTSU will welcomes Dr. Richard “Rick” Sluder as the new vice provost. He takes this position in September in a job with a singular focus: ensuring the academic success of the university’s students.

Dr.Sluder currently serves as vice provost for recruitment and outreach at the University of Central Missouri in Warrensburg. He will join MTSU’s family Sept. 15thafter helping UCM increase its enrollment and leading its initiative to improve student retention and graduation rates.

“Working collaboratively with faculty, staff and students, I am fully committed to doing everything possible to facilitate the success of MTSU students,” Sluder said this week.

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