News and Notes

A Newsletter for Faculty and Staff of Idaho State University

August 16, 2010 — Vol. 26 No. 26

New Leadership Positions Announced

Provost Gary Olson announces new leadership positions at Idaho State University

Idaho State University officials recently announced the appointment of individuals to seven leadership positions, five in the newly created Division of Health Sciences and two in the new College of Arts and Letters.

"The University's reorganization is proceeding well, and the addition of these talented faculty as part of the leadership will only enhance its success," said Gary Olson, ISU Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs. "I congratulate these new leaders, and I look forward to working with them to advance the educational mission of ISU and to serve all of our constituents."

The five new leaders for the Division of Health Sciences are:

"I am confident in the individual and collective talent, dedication and knowledge each of these new leaders possess," said Linda Hatzenbuehler, interim Associate Vice President of the Division of Health Sciences. "This is a great team to further Idaho State University's position as Idaho's lead institution in health professions and medical education."

The two new leaders for the College of Arts and Sciences are:

"I am very excited about these two accomplished professionals serving as key leaders in the formation of the new College of Arts and Letters," said Kandi Turley-Ames, Interim Dean of the College of Arts and Letters.

Idaho State University has undertaken a major reorganization, which was implemented July 1, at the beginning of the fiscal year. To view an ISU organizational chart, visit