Provost/Dean of Faculty
Michael R. Wick was appointed to the position of provost and dean of faculty at St. Mary’s College of Maryland in April 2016. Reporting directly to President Jordan, Dr. Wick oversees all academic programs and services, faculty development, sponsored research, the library, the Boyden Gallery, and athletics. Dr. Wick has a strong commitment to liberal arts and public education. Previously, he served as associate vice chancellor for academic affairs and dean of graduate studies at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire. During that time, he provided leadership for, and coordination of, academic programs and unit program review and faculty development and evaluation. Prior to that position, he served as director of first-year experience and chair of the computer science department. Dr. Wick holds a PhD and master’s degree in computer science from the University of Minnesota, and a bachelor’s degree in mathematics and computer science from the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire.