A University Distinguished Professor in Biology at WKU has been named Interim Associate Provost for Research and Creative Activity.
Cheryl Davis will start her new position Sept. 1. Dr. Davis is in her 25th year at WKU and has compiled an outstanding record as a faculty member with strong research credentials and a well-earned reputation for encouraging student research, said David Lee, Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs.
“Cheryl is an outstanding faculty member who works collaboratively with colleagues and students,” Dr. Lee said. “She will be very effective in providing leadership for the broad range of research and creative activity across campus.”
Dr. Davis replaces Larry Snyder, who was recently named Interim Dean of Potter College of Arts & Letters.
Dr. Davis has a doctorate from Wake Forest University and bachelor and master’s degrees from the University of Oklahoma. She started at WKU in 1991 as an Assistant Professor of Biology and was named a University Distinguished Professor in 2008.
Contact: David Lee, (270) 745-2297