April 18, 2011 — Vol. 27 No. 16
Barbara Adamcik has been named interim provost at Idaho State University effective June 25. Adamcik currently serves as associate vice president for institutional planning and effectiveness in the Office of Academic Affairs.
"Dr. Adamcik brings significant, varied national experience in upper higher education management, having worked with diverse constituencies at all levels of the institution," said President Arthur C. Vailas. "As a veteran educator, she is well versed in all areas of higher education management, organization and institutional governance. Her proven successful experience in strategic planning and assessment will be important attributes as ISU moves forward."
In her current position Adamcik works closely with the college deans on issues related to strategic planning, institutional accreditation, and specialized program accreditation; and with the State Board of Education office on approval for new academic programs. She came to ISU in 1985 to join the faculty of the College of Pharmacy. Prior to coming to ISU, she served the University of Southern California School of Medicine as a research associate and program evaluator for the USC Schools of Pharmacy and Medicine.
"This is an exciting challenge to strengthen the relationships between academic affairs and the faculty as a whole. I plan to be actively involved in all levels of faculty participation," Adamcik said.