The Provost is the chief academic officer at Wayne State University and is responsible for all faculty matters, including hiring and promotion and tenure; issues concerning the instructional mission of the university;  student performance and retention; and academic personnel policies and decisions, among other duties. The Provost oversees Wayne State’s 13 schools and colleges and their respective deans.

Gerry's Tableside Chat: WSU Provost Dr. Keith Whitfield

If you haven't eaten, it's hard to use your mind. Dr. Keith Whitfield, a Gleaners board member and Provost at Wayne State University, has a passion for studying and trying to improve food insecurity. In this week's chat, Gerry introduces us to Dr. Whitfield who takes us to the on-campus food pantry that helps WSU students.

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