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Dr. Colin Potts, vice provost for undergraduate education and professor of interactive computing at Georgia Institute of Technology, will become provost and executive vice chancellor for academic affairs at Missouri S&T effective June 1.
As provost, Potts will oversee S&T’s academic programs as well as academic support, enrollment management and global learning operations.
Potts will succeed Dr. Stephen Roberts, who has served as interim provost and executive vice chancellor since July 2019. Roberts will continue as interim through May 31 and will assume responsibility for leading the implementation of the S&T’s Kummer Institute effective June 1.
Joining Potts at S&T is his wife, Dr. Karen Head. Head currently serves as associate chair of Georgia Tech’s School of Literature, Media, and Communication and executive director of the Naugle Communication Center. She will join the English and technical communication faculty in the fall and serve as S&T’s arts and innovation director.