Ohio University Makes Provost Swap – Effective Immediately

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Ohio University just announced Executive Vice President and Provost Dr. Chaden Djalali has stepped down – effective Friday afternoon.  The announcement came in the

 former Executive Vice President and Provost, Ohio University
Dr. Chaden Djalali

form of an email from President Duane Nellis. It reads, in part, “Following his sabbatical, he will join the University’s faculty in the Physics and Astronomy Department to continue his research and other faculty pursuits.” The former provost has been in the job for less than two years.

Dr. Elizabeth Sayrs

In the same email, Nellis announced that he had appointed Dr. Elizabeth Sayrs to the position for the next three years. She will assume that role Saturday, March 7, 2020.

Prior to this appointment, Dr. Sayrs was the Dean of University and Senior Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education and Student Success.

You can read the announcement in its entirety, here.